29 November 2012
Teachers at the University of Jaffna, held a protest on Friday, to exhibit their solidarity with the students of the university, who were attacked by the Sri Lankan security forces for trying to commemorate Maaveerar Naal.
Holding placards, the teachers questioned why the military was allowed to set foot within university grounds.
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