Jaffna University students call off boycott temporarily

[TamilNet, Saturday, 31 January 2009, 22:24 GMT]
Jaffna University students who had been boycotting lectures in protest against the killing of innocent Tamils in Vanni since Monday have decided to call of the boycott temporarily from Sunday, Jaffna University Student Union (JUSU) said in its report Saturday. The university administration which had been forced to stall by the students will resume it activities Monday, the report further said.

Students belonging to the different faculties of Jaffna University had launched the boycott demanding Sri Lanka government to immediately stop its genocidal killings of the Tamils in Vanni.

They had also requested the International Community to urgently intervene in this issue and exert pressure to stop the killings of innocent people and to create an atmosphere of peace in Sri Lanka through peace talks.


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