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Opposition Tamil leaders boycott Lankan President’s visit to Jaffna - NewsIn.Asia
Colombo, October 14: Leaders of the opposition Tamil National Alliance (TNA), including the leader of the official parliamentary Opposition, R.Sampanthan, boycotted Sri Lankan President Mithripala Sirisena’s visit to the Tamil-speaking Northern town of Jaffna on Saturday. They were protesting against the continued detention of 168 Tamil “political prisoners” who had been taken into custody during …