Sri Lanka continues PTA against Tamils

Navaratnam Kapilanath, a journalist from Vavuniya has been summoned for questioning by the Terrorism Prevention of and Investigation Division.

The Vavuniya office of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Division has been informed to report to the inquiry community on the 26th at 12 noon.

He has been summoned for questioning in connection with a social activist organization based in Vavuniya that helps poor people.

Sri Lankan government continue to use PTA against Tamils despite the European Union (EU) has sought a timeline from Sri Lanka to address concerns on the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

The EU delegation was in Sri Lanka this month to review the GSP Plus trade concession provided to the country.

The EU delegation said that a formal report based on the findings of the visit would be submitted to the European Commission and the European Parliament.

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