Facebook icon
Twitter icon
e-mail icon

Vavuniya court bans families of the disappeared protest for alleged plans to commemorate Black Tigers Day

The families of the disappeared in Vavuniya were issued a court order that prevented them from staging their scheduled protest today afternoon.

They have been demonstrating outside the post office on the Vavuniya A9 road for over 1,000 consecutive days of protest.

The court order was granted following a request from Vavuniya police officials that were concerns today’s scheduled protest would commemorate and mark the Black Tigers Day on top of their other requests and demands.

We need your support

Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Tamil journalists are particularly at threat, with at least 41 media workers known to have been killed by the Sri Lankan state or its paramilitaries during and after the armed conflict.

Despite the risks, our team on the ground remain committed to providing detailed and accurate reporting of developments in the Tamil homeland, across the island and around the world, as well as providing expert analysis and insight from the Tamil point of view

We need your support in keeping our journalism going. Support our work today.