Police have obstructed the commemoration ceremony of the massacre.

09:00 Jan 28 2022 Kokkadicholai

Sri Lanka police have attempted to obstruct the commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the Kokkadicholai prawn farm massacre and intimidated the participants. The massacre, which took place January 27 1987 has been allegedly carried out by Sri Lankan security forces. Batticaloa parliamentarian Govinda Karunakaram who attempted to pay tribute to the victims of the Prawn Farm Massacre at the recently rebuilt memorial was stopped by the police officers.
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