Mothers of disappeared hold prayer on HR day in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Friday, 10 December 2004, 11:17 GMT]
Members of Jaffna Mothers' Front (JMF) and Jaffna District Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies (JDCHA) Friday morning till afternoon held a prayer in front of the regional office of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) after lighting the flame in remembrance of their sons and daughters who disappeared after being arrested by the government security forces in Jaffna and its suburbs during 1996-1997 period, civil sources said.

Jaffna Mothers Front appeals on Human Rights Day
Jaffna Mother's Front parents join together lighting the candles to mark the International Human Rights Day on Friday 11.30 a.m. in front of the Sri Lankan Human Right Commission in Chundukuli
Jaffna Mothers Front appeals on Human Rights Day
Mother's Front President Mrs. K. Selvarajah hands over the appeal addressed to the Sri Lankan President to Mr. Ruwan Chandrasekara, Jaffna Co-ordinating Officer of the Sri Lankan Human Rights Commission


Representatives of JMF and JDCHA later handed over two memoranda to the Jaffna regional co-ordinator of the HRCSL regarding the urgent need to bring a closure to the disappeared Tamil youths.

The memorandum by the JMF was addressed to the Sri Lanka President Ms Chandrika Kumaratunge and that from JDCHA was addressed to the Chairperson of the HRCSL, sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
08.06.18 18:17  
131 Sinhala Buddhist installations crop up in North after 2009: NPC
07.06.18 13:56   Photo
Encroaching Sinhala monk receives official recognition from SL Archaeology Department
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=13594