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Sri Lanka to rebuild Tamil war memorial after protests

January 12, 2021

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s government said on Monday it would rebuild a memorial to Tamil civilians killed in the country’s civil war that was demolished at the weekend. The destruction of the monument at Jaffna University -- depicting arms sticking out of a mound -- prompted protests and threats of a general strike in areas where Tamils are a majority.