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Protestors show support for victims of 'ragging' and sexual harassment at Jaffna University

A protest was staged to condemn the ragging offences that took place against students and sexual harassment that was conducted via mobile phones, last Tuesday (Feb 11). 

Demonstrators who identified themselves as the “Jaffna Community’ protested at the entrance of the Jaffna University last Tuesday morning. They held placards with slogans denouncing the actions of the culprits. Some of the placards read “Do we really need ragging when it induces suicidal thoughts?” and “we don’t want, we don’t want, ragging, we don’t want.”

The university is currently undertaking investigations regarding the incident and have suspended two students as a result. 

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