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Canadian MP expresses concern over Jaffna Uni incidents

The Canadian MP for Kitchener Centre, Stephen Woodworth, reiterated his concerns over the human rights situation in the North-East, drawing attention to the recent incidents at the University of Jaffna.

In a statement, Woodworth said:

“Parliamentarians have the responsibility to make it our first priority to raise our voice in support of every person’s fundamental human rights,”

“I would like to extend my thoughts and prayers towards all those that have been affected by the latest violent attacks and I urge the international community to call on the Sri Lankan Government to put in place measures to ensure the protection of human rights.”

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