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Jaffna Uni students commemorate Tamil genocide despite Sri Lankan police intimidation

Jaffna University students held a memorial yesterday, as part of Tamil Genocide Remembrance week despite intimidation by Sri Lankan police. 

The students lit lamps in remembrance of the many lives lost at Mullivaikkal 11 years ago. Jaffna Police arrived at the memorial and asked for the names of the students who organised the event. 

 

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