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107 TPPs in 13 Army Camps , some detained for more than 20 years

107 TPPs in 13 Army Camps , some detained for more than 20 years

A popular Sinhala News Paper published a news item quoting the Spokesman of the Equal Rights Organization, Raveendra Muthalige, to the effect that 107 TPPs have been arrested and accused of undertaking political activities against the Government and detained in 13 Army Camps and that several of them have been detained for more than 20 years without legal charges or inquiries. Although they are detained as TPPs, no legal charges have been made against them so far, he had said. Among the TPPs who have been detained, one Selvapillai Mahendran has been detained for more than 28 years without being charged of anything.

Although, this government came to power getting the votes of Tamil people promising them to release the TPPs, it has not taken any concrete action in this regard, the Spokesman of the Equal Rights Organization.


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