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Sinhala colony, military, Buddhist complex crop up at Jaffna city entrance

Sinhala colony, military, Buddhist complex crop up at Jaffna city entrance

Naavat-kuzhi is a place just 5km east of Jaffna city where the two highways A9 and A32, the only existing land arteries that lead into Jaffna from the south and the western coast meet. First the Sinhala military occupied the junction with camps at both the branching highways. Then a Sinhala colony cropped up in the last two years with permanent concrete houses complete with all facilities at the most potential stretch of land there. Now, foundation is laid for…

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Diaspora women mobilize against Sri Lankan use of genocidal rape

Diaspora women mobilize against Sri Lankan use of genocidal rape

A public meeting and exhibition at the Imperial College London on Saturday organized by Tamil women activists condemned the Sri Lankan state’s systematic use of rape against the Eezham Tamil nation as a weapon of genocide. The event titled ‘Rape! Sterilisation! Mutilation!’, besides involving presentations by women activists on the nature and extent of sexual violence faced by Tamil women in the island of Sri Lanka, also presented recordings of Tamil women survivors of abuse. Activists from TCC-UK, Woman of…

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