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Vigil held in Killinochi for the release of political prisoners

A vigil was held outside Kandaswamy Temple, Killinochi, today urging for the immediate release of Tamil political prisoners held in Sri Lankan prisons.

Today’s vigil follows several weeks of rotational hunger strikes by the relatives of Tamil political prisoners.

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The vigil has also coincided with the fifth death anniversary of Nimalaruban Dilrukshan, the Tamil political prisoner who was murdered in prison during the presidency of Mahinda Rajapaksa.