Protest against arrest of Tamil students


The Peradeniya University undergraduates today agitated against the arrest of four Jaffna University undergraduates, for having participated in peaceful demonstrations to commemorate Heroes’ Day in Jaffna last Wednesday (28). Undergraduates of the Peradeniya University protested at the Galaha Junction today, demanding the immediate release of the three Jaffna University undergraduates who are still imprisoned without trial. Speaking to Colombo media, the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) stated that all undergraduates around Universities island-wide are against the arrest of the four northern undergraduates. The undergraduates were arrested on charges of commemorating the deaths of Tamil people who died during the civil war, IUSF Convener Sanjeewa Bandara said.]]>


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