Muslim council appeals for release of abducted TRO workers

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 February 2006, 17:29 GMT]
The Kinniya Jemiyathul Ulama Sabah (Islamic Theological Council) Tuesday appealed for the immediate release of the abducted workers of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO). The abduction would pose serious threat to take forward the peace process, a statement issued by the Kinniya Jemiyathul Ulama Sabah Tuesday said.

The statement added the TRO, a leading humanitarian organization, has been working for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the affected people irrespective of racial and religious differences. TRO has been implementing several relief projects tsunami affected families in Kinniya. At a time when the TRO services are needed urgently, a few workers of this organization have been abducted when they were engaged in discharging humanitarian assistance to the needy, statement said.

"We appeal to those concerned to release the TRO workers immediately and to ensure smooth progress of the peace process," said the statement.

 

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