365 Days of Protest by Mothers of Disappeared
It has been a year and the government has yet to meet the demands outlaid by the mothers.
The protests are constantly under surveillance and intimidation by Sri Lankan intelligence personnel.1 The government denies the existence of secret detention camps and dismisses missing persons, calling the protests the work of NGOs. Civil society organizations continue to stand in solidarity with the families, and provided a joint statement calling for action and for the international community to support these demands. Many people were forcibly taken during the final stages of the war. Moreover, families were left with no choice but to hand over their children and loved ones under the coercion of the army.Go Back