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We won't go home without answers - Kilinochchi disappearances protest passes day 75

Families of the disappeared at the Kilinochchi protest said that they would not go home without knowing where their loved ones are, as their protest reached its 75th day yesterday.

The protestors said that they would continue until the Sri Lankan government and Tamil political leaders stopped ignoring their demands.

“Until we know where our relatives are, we won’t go home,” one mother said. “We will wait on the road, and we may even die on the road, but we will not drop this struggle to find our loved ones.”

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