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LANKA-TAMIL-PROTEST - Lanka's Tamils demand release of political prisoners

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Colombo, Oct 13 (PTI) Tamils in Sri Lanka's northern city of Jaffna today held demonstrations demanding the release of political prisoners held under the prevention of terrorism law since the end to the armed conflict with the LTTE in May 2009.
The protesters gathered opposite to the Governor's Secretariat holding placards which read, 'Remove the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act', 'Release all political prisoners without any condition'.
A strike was observed in several parts in the North to ...