TNA MP Sumanthiran Will Support in Courts the Habeas Corpus Writ Filed by Azath Salley’s Wife
[dbsjeyaraj.com] ~ A writ of habeas corpus regarding former Colombo deputy mayor and leader of the National Unity Front Azath Salley was filed in the Court of Appeal on Tuesday May 7th.
The writ was filed on behalf of Mr. Salley’s wife Mrs. F. Rizona M. Salley by senior Attorney at law Ms. Gowrishankari Thavarajah. Tamil National alliance parliamentarian and senior lawyer M. A. Sumanthiran will be supporting the habeas corpus write when taken up by the Appeal court.
Ms. Gowrishangari Thavarajah is the wife of lawyer KV Thavarajah who is also the president of the Colombo branch of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi (ITAK)
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Azath Salley In Critical Condition Hospitalised Again and Given Insulin and Saline
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj
[dbsjeyaraj.com] Former Colombo Deputy Mayor and founder leader of the National Unity Front Azath Salley has been admitted again on Monday May 6th to the Colombo National Hospital after losing consciousness in Police custody
Salley was carried out on a stretcher by Policemen at the Police CID headquarters in Fort and rushed to hospital and wheeled in to ward forty – five where he was administered Saline and Insulin by doctors.
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Excerpts from ‘Azath Salley was Arrested Because He Made Critical Remarks About Shiranthi Rajapaksa on TNL‘-[dbsjeyaraj.com]
By D.B.S. Jeyaraj
It appears that a vindictive regime is determined to penalise Azath Salley despite the national and international opprobrium.
While the recent track record of Azath Salley clearly provides the background to the arrest what is puzzling to many is the reason for action being taken at this juncture? What exactly triggered it off? Where did he cross the line?
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May 3, 2013 – Andrew Bennett, Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom, today issued the following statement:
“Canada condemns the arrest of Azad Sally, leader of Sri Lanka’s newly formed Muslim Tamil National Alliance. Mr. Sally was reportedly taken into custody by Sri Lankan authorities on May 2.
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Azath Salley on a 30 Hour Hunger Protest Hospitalised After Collapsing During Police Interrogation at 4th Floor
[dbsjeyaraj.com] Former Colombo Deputy Mayor and Founder leader of the National United Front(NUF) Azath Salley has been hospitalised by the Police after he collapsed during interrogation at the Police CID headquarters 4th floor. He was taken to the hospital at about 5 pm on Friday May 3rd and is now receiving treatment under heavy Police guard at ward 55 of Colombo National hospital.
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by Amnesty International
A prominent Muslim politician and government critic arrested today in Sri Lanka must be immediately released or charged with an internationally recognizable criminal offence, Amnesty International said.
Azad Sally, the leader of Sri Lanka’s newly formed Muslim Tamil National Alliance, was reportedly taken into custody on Thursday morning by the intelligence services for unknown reasons.
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