4 civilians seek protection with Jaffna HRC

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 November 2007, 05:37 GMT]
Four civilians in Jaffna peninsula sought protection with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) Jaffna office against death threats from Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and SLA-backed paramilitaries, Wednesday, officials at the Jaffna HRC said.

Two brothers, aged 23 and 24, from Maravanpulo in Kaithadi, a 59-year old family man and a father of a child from Kurunakar, and another family man from Kurunakar surrendered at the Jaffna HRC Wednesday.

There were two killings by unidentified gunmen in Kurunakar recently.

 

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