Kilinochchi demonstrators continue to protest in black dress on New Year Day
The relatives of the enforced disappeared persons who have been staging demonstrations in Kilinochchi, today (April 14), on the Tamil – Sinhala New Year, carry out their protest wearing black dresses expressing their rejection of the festival of the New Year day symbolically.
They observe the day as a day of mourning while everyone in the country celebrate festival.
They are on the 54th consecutive day in protesting to know what had happened to their loved ones after disappearances.
Their continuous protest is backed by political leaders and others.