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Activist seized from lawyer's car in Sri Lanka

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20 May 2009

The abduction of activists and relief workers has undercut the message of compromise and reconciliation from the president of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, rights groups said yesterday.

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Cops issue shoot-at-sight orders in Tamil Nadu

Article Date: 
21 Feb 2009

District SPs have been empowered to carry out the order, a release from the DGP's office said last night. Appropriate action would be taken against those who trying to damage vehicles or involve in other illegal activities, it said.

Lawyers, police fight pitched battles in Madras High Court

Article Date: 
20 Feb 2009

The chain of events was set off by the police attempt to arrest a group of advocates involved in the attack on Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy and some policemen in the court complex on Tuesday. A group of advocates demanded that Dr. Swamy be also arrested for abusing one of their colleagues on caste lines.

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