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Sri Lankan navy to acquire 672 acres in Mullivaikkaal

The Sri Lankan navy issued a gazette notification last month to acquire 672 acres in Mullivaikkaal. 

The acquisition comes despite ongoing calls on the Sri Lankan military to release occupied land across the North-East. 

Last month the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the Sri Lankan government to "to move faster on other essential confidence building measures, such as release of land occupied by the military."
 

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