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For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Sri Lanka: An year has passed since HR defender Patti Razeek disappeared

NfR – Net working for rights in Sri lanka
Exile network for media and human rights in Sri Lanka
Press release/ 11 February 2011

Disappearance of journalists and human rights defenders continue  unabated in Sri Lanka today. One year ago, on 11th February, 2010 Pattani Razeek, a member of the Executive Committee of  the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development and  one of the Trustees of the Community Trust Fund  based in Puttalam   was  intercepted at Polonnaruwa  by a white van while he was travelling with members of the  staff of the Community Trust Fund.
NfR expresses it serious concern that  disappearance of Mr.Razzek  has not been investigated by the authorities and  he has been missing for a year by 11th February 2011.

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