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'We didn't start this struggle yesterday' - Tamil families of disappeared continue protests

Tamil families of the disappeared continued their protests across the North-East, demanding justice and accountability for their forcibly disappeared relatives.

Families gathered in Vavuniya, Mannar and Kilinochchi towns, joined by local activists and politicians.

"We didn't start this struggle today or yesterday. We have been demanding answers for 12 years," a representative of the Mannar families said. Over 100 protesters across the North-East have died since widespread protests started 5 years ago.

Earlier this week new US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Julie Chung met with representatives of the families in Jaffna.

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