5 in Thenmaraadchi seek HRC protection

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 00:44 GMT]
Five civilians , including three youths between 20 and 22 years of age, in Thenmaraadchi sought protection with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) Jaffna due to death threats from the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and SLA-backed paramilitaries, sources in Jaffna said.

Three youths are from Amman Koiyiladi in Chaavakachcheari.

The number of civilians from Thenmaraadchi area seeking protection due to the deteriorating security environment has escalated recently, civil society sources in Jaffna said.

 

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