Tamils in Jaffna commence hunger strike demanding referral of Sri Lanka to the ICC

Tamils in Jaffna commence hunger strike demanding referral of Sri Lanka to the ICC

A hunger strike urging the Sri Lankan government to be brought before the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced in Nallur, Jaffna today morning. Jaffna and Eastern University students and religious leaders – including Jaffna district’s archbishop priest, Jebaratnam Adigalar and Hindu clergy, Velan Swamigal came together to launch the first day of the hunger strike in front of the Nallur Kandasamy Temple. Velan Swamigal stated that one of the demands from the hunger strike is that the international community, particularly the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), its constituent…

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