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Families of disappeared call on Sirisena to fulfil promises

Families of the disappeared in Vavuniya held a march calling on the Sri Lankan president to finally fulfil his promises to them.

Starting with a vigil at a church in the town, the families marched to their usual protest location.

Protestors also called on the United States and European Union to demand justice for their disappeared relatives.

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