Release of Tamil Prisoners: Mass Parade moves across Jaffna City

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A mass parade, demanding the release of Tamil Political prisoners who remanded under the PTA, and to take action on their requests, started a short while ago.

It has started in front of the University and is moving towards the UN office, Jaffna, the sources said.

Recently the Jaffna University students have been conducting number of demonstration regarding the Tamil political prisoners release and rights, especially the three prisoners who had been conducted hunger strike into the Anuradhapura prison demanding to change their case hearing to Vavuniya High Court from Anuradhapura.

The students of the Jaffna University, the civil societies and no of people are participating in the Protest.

As a part of the Protest, a petition regarding the demands is expected to send to the President, PM, Opposition leader, CM of Northern Province and to the UN office, the sources said.