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Over 400 Tamil individuals included in Sri Lanka's proscription list

Further details of an order, made earlier this week,  proscribing several diaspora entities have emerged placing over 400 Tamil individuals, mostly within the diaspora, under proscription.

See the full list of proscribed organisations and individuals here.

Sri Lanka’s blanket proscription of Tamil diaspora organisations and individuals has received wide-ranging criticism and condemnation.

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