HRCSL receives 4763 complaints from Northern Province
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 16:07 GMT]
4763 complaints have been received by the Human Rights Commission of
Sri Lanka (HRCSL) from the districts of
Jaffna, Mannaar and Vavuniyaa in Northern Province from May last year. Of these more than
three thousand complaints are regarding the disappearances of persons from
May 2009 till now, according to an official of the HRCSL.
These complaints have been made to the HRCSL offices located in
Vavuniyaa, Mannaar and Jaffna.
The Commission has also received
several complaints regarding illegal detentions and arrests, he said.