HR groups complain against security forces videoing civilians

[TamilNet, Saturday, 15 March 2008, 13:54 GMT]
Human rights groups have complained to the Batticaloa Additional District Judge and Vaalaicheanai Magistrate Mr.M.Ganesharajah against security forces video taping civilians during cordon and search operations conducted in certain parts of the districts of Batticaloa and Ampaarai in east, media reports said.

Security Forces take the civilians arrested during the search operations in groups and by families to special areas to video tape them violating international humanitarian law, the rights group said in their complaint.

Security forces are also interfering in personal affairs of civilians, complaint further stated.


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