Concern for Welikade prison detainees

[TamilNet, Friday, 23 April 1999, 11:06 GMT]
The Human Rights Commission(HRC) has expressed concern for 25 women who have been detained at the Welikade prison in Colombo for a long period of time without a date having been fixed for a court hearing.

The situation of the women was revealed after HRC officials Mr.S.Sreetharan and M.K.S Perera visited the prison yesterday.

The officials will visit the prison again today.

 

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