Campaign to release political prisoners
The attack on the SEP is a warning of the police-state measures being prepared by the government against the working class as a whole.
Hundreds of Tamils “disappeared” in the months leading up to the end of the island’s civil war in May 2009 and have not been seen since.
The SEP and ISSE warned that the detention of Tamil youth by the Sri Lankan government is part of a wider assault on the democratic rights of workers and youth.
Sri Lankan SEP campaign to release political prisoners: Plantation detainee and relatives speak to WSWS
Political prisoners and their parents in the central plantation areas of Sri Lanka denounced the parliamentary parties and trade unions for doing nothing to free detainees.
The SEP’s campaign is inseparable from the broader struggle to defend the democratic rights of the working class and rural masses from the attacks of the government.