Enforced disappearances happened in the South of Sri Lanka too, however nearly thousands took place in the North over the last 30 years. Loving parents in the North are still waiting for their disappeared children, husbands and brothers. They haven’t given up their struggle to find them. The only souvenir they have is a photograph in their hands.
ලංකාවේ දකුණේත් අතුරුදහන් කිරීම් සිද්ධ වුණා. හැබැයි පසුගිය වසර 30 පුරාම උතුරේ සිදුකරන ලද අතුරුදහන් කිරීම් ඉතා විශාලයි.නමුත් උතුරේ මව්වරු තමන්ගේ දරුවන්,සැමියන්,ආදරණියන් සොයන එක තවමත් අතහැර නැහැ. ඔවුන් තාමත් බලා ඉන්නවා තමන්ගේ ආදරණියන් කවදාහරි එයි කියලා. තමන් සතුව ඇති අන්තිම මතකය විදියට මේ බොහෝ මව්වරුන් අත දැන් ඇත්තේ පන මෙන් සුරකින තම ආදරණීයන්ගේ ඉරි පළුදු වී ගිය එකම එක ජායාරූපයක්ම පමණයි.
August, 2014 Raddoluwa, Negombo Memorial day at the Disappeared memorial (This is the one and only memorial in Sri Lanka to commemorate disappeared)
July, 2017 Kilinochchi Father seeking his Child at a disappeared Relatives Protest. These Parents say their children are not disappeared, On 17 th May 2009 they have given their children to the Sri Lanka Army, Now they ask where are these children they have given to the SL Army?
2012, April, Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo At a Protest Demanding Justice for the Disappearance of the Political Activists Lalith Kumar Weeraraj and Kugan Muruganandan in Jaffna. Both Lalith & Kugan left Kugans house on December 9th on a motor bike and never returned home on a day before the international human rights day to organize a media discussion.
February 2012 In Front of Sri Lanka Parliament Sandya Priyangani Eknaligoda demanding justice for her husband journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda who went missing since January 24th, 2010.
July 2013 Vavuniya – A mother keeps on crying seeking her Child at a disappeared Relatives Protest
April, 2015 Vavuniya – A mother seeking her Child at a disappeared Relatives Protest. Significance of the photograph, she has in front of her self is that this mother has seen her daughter with the President Maithripala Sirisena which appeared on a newspaper in 2014, and she asks what has happened to her then?
2016, Colombo Fort: A determined young wife Mayuri Inoka Jayasena protests in front of Colombo Fort with her two children demanding that justice be served to her, whose husband was allegedly abducted and went missing since 2013.
2013, In Front of Magazine Prison Disappeared Relatives Protest
July 2015, Colombo Fort Disappeared Relatives Protest took place in South, Main capital city named as ” Ape Adaraniyan Soya Denna”
September 2017, Mannar Disappeared Relatives Protest
August, 2014 Raddoluwa, Negombo Memorial day at Raddoluwa Disappeared memorial (This is the one and only memorial in Sri Lanka to commemorate disappeared)