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Eastern Uni students protest over student arrests in Jaffna

Photographs Uthayan

Tamil students at Eastern University protested against the arrest of students at Jaffna university on Monday, condemning the military's presence at a civilian institution of education.

The protest by students in Eastern University, took place amidst the watchful eye of not only the Sri Lankan security forces, but several notorious paramilitary groups.

Demanding the immediate release of all four arrest students, students at the Eastern University said they stood by the side of their brothers and sisters in Jaffna.

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