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Teacher-Principal TUs concerned over student’s killing

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The Teacher-Principal Trade Unions Joint Committee while urging the government to look into the killing of a 17 year-old schoolboy during Thursday’s protest in Rathupaswala, Weliweriya, said the government should take the responsibility for the incident.

Issuing a media release the union protested over getting the armed forces to attack and kill a schoolboy while injuring unarmed civilians who were protesting for a basic human need.

It further expressed its displeasure about the government’s approach towards the issue.

  Comments - 4

  • Gamini Sunday, 04 August 2013 05:00 AM

    Is this the start of a grass roots uprising against the heavy handed tactics of the govt ? The prez should get off his high horse and take a look at how the ordinary man on the street lives.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Sunday, 04 August 2013 05:09 AM

    Now it is obvious that we are heading for complete militarization of the country with the currently idle armed forces getting involved in almost all aspects of civil administration.

    ANTON Sunday, 04 August 2013 06:00 AM


    Javi Sunday, 04 August 2013 06:15 AM

    Its a obvious request of public

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