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Tamils protest against attack by Sinhala fishermen


Demonstrators gathered outside Sri Lankan government offices in the North-East earlier this week to protest against an attack by Sinhala fishermen on Tamil officials.


The Tamil government officials were visiting Kokkuthoduvai village on Sunday when the Sinhala fishermen, who have reportedly been settled in the area under a controversial settlement scheme, attacked them.

Fellow Grama Sevaka officers demonstrated against the attack in Mullaitivu, denouncing the assault and call for an end to military interference in civil administration.

See our earlier post: Sinhala fishermen assault Tamil government officials (13 Apr 2016)

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