The Sunday Leader

Fishermen Protest In Jaffna

Over a hundred fishing families today (21) protested outside the Indian consulate in Jaffna.

The fishermen protested against the encroaching of Indian fishermen into Sri Lankan waters.

The protesters demanded that the Indian fishermen stop robbing their resources and driving them to starvation.

They asked the consulate to intervene and resolve the matter as their livelihoods have been threatened by the Indian fishermen.

2 Comments for “Fishermen Protest In Jaffna”

  1. NeutralTamil

    because of the lack of war, indian fishermen r getting into our water
    they r doing it knowingly as indian water has no life in it, feeding 1billion people with fish for centuries made them empty.
    now they targeting our waters.. those poor families after decades of war, trying to make a living n still indians arnt allowing it.

  2. Ram

    They also want the consulate to stop the fish swimming away from Sri lankan waters.

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