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.