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Tamil families rally across North-East on International Day of Disappeared

Tamil families of the disappeared held rallies across the North-East to mark International Day of the Disappeared and demanding justice for their disappeared family members. The largest of the rallies saw families from across the Tamil homeland joined by members of the public and politicians in a march from Vavuniya to Omanthai army check point, the location were hundreds of families surrendered their disappeared family members to the Sri Lankan army. Similar rallies were also held in Mannar and Batticaloa.


Sandhya Ekneligoda, wife of disappeared cartoonist Prageeth, joins families of the disappeared in Omanthai.




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