Tamil Organisations condemn killings

[TamilNet, Saturday, 12 October 2002, 20:47 GMT]
"Judicial investigation should be held into the killings of innocent Tamils at Kanchirankuda in Ampara district and at Abeyapura in Trincomalee and culprits should be brought to book without delay," said the Humanitarian Agencies Consortium in Killinochchi in memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister and Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM), Saturday.

In Killinochchi hundreds of people demonstrated forcing the authorities to close the A 9 highway for three hours, sources said. Later a delegation of officials of the Humanitarian Agencies Forum handed over the memorandum addressed to the Prime Minister and the head of SLMM to the Killinochchi Government Agent Mr.A.Rasanayagam.

Representatives of the Mullaitivu People’s Forum and Students Organization also handed over a memorandum to the head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission in Killinochchi Saturday afternoon condemning the killing of innocent Tamils at Kanchirankuda in Ampara district by STF Commandos and in Trincomalee by police and home guards, sources said.

 

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