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Civil society gathers in Batticaloa to mark Tamil Genocide Day

Local journalists, civil society activists and students gathered in Gandhi Park in Batticaloa on Friday to remember those who were killed in Mullivaikkal 9 years ago.

Those who gathered lit flames in remembrance of those killed by Sri Lankan security forces.

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