Tamil Tigers sympathisers’ families, friends claim police intimidation 


Noel Achariam

V. Uhma Devi (left), wife of Gadek assemblyman G. Saminathan, says she has received several calls from anonymous ‘senior officers’ warning her that she is being watched. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, November 25, 2019.

THE families and supporters of the dozen detainees accused of sympathising with defunct Sri Lankan separatists, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) said they were facing police intimidation. 

They said they had received calls from the police demanding that they refrain from holding gatherings and vigils in support of the detainees. They said they were also forbidden from posting on social medial anything related to the case.


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