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Stop the Human Tragedy in the Vanni ! January 28th, 2009

The following statement has been received from the Diocese of Jaffna. The Bishop, Priests, Religious and Laity there are being joined by many others in a continuous hunger strike to draw attention to the calamity affecting some 250,000 Tamil civilians caught in the fighting between the Sri Lanka military and the remains of the LTTE.

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Text of the Diocesan Statement:

We the Bishop, Priests, Religious and Laity of the Catholic Diocese of Jaffna

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