28 November 2020
CCTV footage from outside a home in Chavakachcheri in Jaffna, showed armed Sri Lankan police and army personnel surrounded it, as part of a crackdown across the North-East on Maaveerar Naal.
The residents inside the home were holding a small private ceremony to mark the day, which pays tribute to fallen Tamil freedom fighters.
Regardless, the security forces surrounded the home, in an apparent act of intimidation. There have been multiple raids across the North-East yesterday, along with at least one arrest of a priest, who attempted to commemorate the day.
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