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Sri Lanka: Further information on arbitrary detention: Jayaprakash Sittampalam Tissainayagam (m)

, Index number: ASA 37/019/2008

Journalist Jayaprakash Sittampalam (J. S.) Tissainayagam was granted access to an eye specialist on 9 May 2008. The specialist has said that his condition needs monitoring and he needs new glasses because the conditions of his eyes have changed. The specialist needs to see him again in a month to reassess his condition. J. S. Tissainayagam was also granted access to his lawyer on 14 May, for the first time since 21 March.

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