Demo in Colombo over Jaffna rape

Jaffna protestA protest has been organized by women’s rights groups in the South to condemn the rape and murder of the 18-year-old girl in Kyats in Jaffna Peninsula.

The women’s groups said that the protest will be staged near the Borella Cemetery roundabout at 4.30 pm on Tuesday, The Sunday Leader newspaper reported.

The women’s groups noted that there is a need to remove the veil of silence in the South and show solidarity and demand justice for the girl who was raped and murdered in Jaffna.

The women’s groups pointed out that in Jaffna, in the recent past, there have been many cases of rape and murder including the cases of Logarani and Saranya. They called on the public in the South to rise with the North against such brutal crimes. The women’s groups invited people to partake in the protest on the 26th wearing black to mourn the death of the teenage girl.


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