HRC special committee visits Jaffna HSZ

[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 March 2003, 16:55 GMT]
The special committee of the Human Rights Commission (HRC) of Sri Lanka, which is inquiring into the complaints in regard to the disappearance of more than six hundred Tamil civilians between 1996 and 1997 in the Jaffna district arrived Saturday, to conduct further investigation, sources said.

The special committee of the HRC headed by a former government agent Mr.Devanesan Nesiah Saturday morning visited high security zones Palaly, Keerimalai, Tellipallai, Kankesanthurai, Punnalaikadduvan in the north of the district, sources said.

Later in the after the HRC special committee visited high security zones in the Thenmaradchchi areas such as Kovilakandy, Thanankilappu and Maravanpolo villages, sources added.

The HRC special committee as a part of its investigation into the disappearance of several Tamil youths Saturday met the Jaffna Senior Superintendent of Police Mr. Harold Anthony and the resident representative of the International Committee of Red Cross in Jaffna, sources said.

The HRC special committee of HRC has postponed its meeting with Jaffna army commander Major general Sarath Fonseka for Sunday or Monday, sources said.

The HRC special committee is to record further evidence from parents and close relatives of missing persons from Sunday, civil sources said.

A spokesman of the HRC special committee told press persons that committee members had visited high security zones as a part of their official visit. He did not want to elaborate further on the subject, sources said.

 

Latest 15 Reports
21.10.17 21:46  
Unitary constitution imposing choice irrelevant to fundamentals needs rejection by Tamils
20.10.17 07:02  
Jaffna University students boycott classes against manipulative justice of genocidal Sri Lanka
19.10.17 17:11   Photo
Sirisena disappoints student leaders, Cooray humiliates families of hunger-striking prisoners
18.10.17 23:45  
Eastern Provincial Land authority discriminates Tamils
17.10.17 18:46   Photo
Paramilitary operative employed at Cooray's secretariat in Jaffna harasses public servants
16.10.17 07:15   Photo
UN Refugee agency ignorant of stranded Tamil refugees in Indonesia
15.10.17 19:12  
Tamil fisherman rammed by intruding Sinhala fishermens’ boat, fishing disputes escalate in Jaffna
14.10.17 07:34   Photo
Tamil protesters confront Maithiripala Sirisena in Jaffna
13.10.17 17:40   Photo
North at standstill, Sampanthan not to accompany Sirisena to Jaffna
12.10.17 23:35  
SL military postpones land release for 2 years as UN awarded Colombo with 2 more years in Geneva
11.10.17 23:48   Photo
20 Tamil organisations to lay siege to SL Governor's office on Friday
10.10.17 22:05   Photo
SL ‘Manipulative Justice’ exposed once again in Tamil political prisoners’ case: Sivapalan
09.10.17 22:09  
Protests gain momentum as hunger-striking political prisoners’ health deteriorates
08.10.17 23:00   Photo
SL constitutional discourse seen coupled with ‘Vision 2025’ policy of genocidal Sri Lanka
07.10.17 23:21  
Colombo brings Sinhala private partnerships to wage structural genocide in Vanni
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=8455