Kaaththaankudi Muslims express solidarity with uprooted Keappaa-pulavu Tamils

[TamilNet, Friday, 24 February 2017, 22:25 GMT]
Two Muslim organisations, Kaaththa-nakar Arasiyat Ka'lam (Kaaththaan-kudi Forum of Politics) and the Progressive Council for National Integration, mobilised Muslims in Kaththaan-kudi (Kattankudy) outside Jamiullafireen Jummah Mosque after Friday prayers. “Let us begin afresh from our split-ups” and “Unity brings prosperity” were featured as the main slogans by the organisations. In the meantime, the families of enforced disappeared Tamils in Vavuniyaa in the Northern province resumed their struggle on Friday amidst a section of NGO agents were seeking to pacify the grassroots activists.

Protest in Kaaththaan-kudi
Protest in Kaaththaan-kudi
Protest in Kaaththaan-kudi


Meanwhile, several self-mobilised groups from different parts of the island, including Sinhala activists in South, have been visiting the people continuing their struggle in Keappa-pulavu.

However, SL military was posing with guns and taking photographs of the protesters at Keappaa-pulavu and in Puthuk-kudiyiruppu throughout the week, journalists in Vanni said.

Two uprooted Tamils from Keappaa-pulavu taking part in the continuous struggle told TamilNet this week that SL Air Force was continuing its threat of surveillance.

Ms Iruthayarani Thavarasa said the SL Air Force commanders were using lands seized from her to make money. There are more than 50 coconut trees in her land, she said.

Mr Vivekananthan Selliah, an articulate protester blamed Rajapaksa and Maithiripala as brothers of anti-Tamil politics. The SL military has put up so much barbed-wire in Keappaa-pulavu that the people get injured every time they step into the lands, he said. Provocated by the military stunt, Mr Vivekananthan bursted out at the SLAF personnel taking photographs at the entrance to the SLAF camp at Keappaa-pulavu.



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