UN agencies call for immediate release of kidnapped TRO staff

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 February 2006, 12:48 GMT]
UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator’s Office in Sri Lanka, on Wednesday, has called for the immediate release of the abducted humanitarian aid workers employed by the Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO). Deploring the reported abuduction, the UN office in Colombo said that the humanitarian aid workers who devote their professional lives to serving those in need, have the right to respect and protection from harm.

Full text of the statement from the UN Resident/Humanitarian Co-ordinator’s Office in Sri Lanka:

The UN agencies in Sri Lanka deplore the reported abduction of 10 humanitarian aid workers employed by the Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO), an aid organisation registered with the Government of Sri Lanka, and call for their immediate release.

These are humanitarian aid workers who devote their professional lives to serving those in need. Therefore, they have the right to respect and protection from harm.

 

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