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International accountability signature campaign continue in Kilinochchi

A signature campaign calling for an international accountability mechanism to provide justice for the tens of thousands of Tamil civilians killed during the final stages of the armed conflict has continued in Kilinochchi town on Tuesday.

Tens of thousands of signatures have been collected across the North-East to date by the campaign - organised by the Tamil Action Committee for International Accountability Mechanism (TACIAM).

However the Sri Lankan authorities have disrupted the campaign on several occasions in both Jaffna and Trincomalee.

Signatures are being collecting signatures ahead of the United Nation Human Rights Council session later this month, where a report into mass atrocities in Sri Lanka is to be discussed.

See our earlier posts:
Sri Lanka police disrupt signature campaign in Trincomalee
(07 Sep 2015)

Sri Lankan police in Jaffna halt signature campaign (05 Sep 2015)

Signature campaign in Jaffna calls for international accountability (04 Sep 2015)

NPC unanimously calls for international tribunal (01 Sep 2015)