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Focus on improving education of displaced Muslims

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by Mohammed NAALIR

Displacement has severely affected the livelihood and proper education of Muslims. Greatest attention should be paid to improve the education standards of the displaced Muslim children, a survey conducted by All Ceylon Muslim Education Conference revealed.

It said, the education standards of the Muslims which was at a peak was brought to zero due to refugee life and the insufficient economy.

Even-though they represented only five per cent in the North compared to the Tamils they were part and parcel in the education and other sectors.

Unfortunately, the Muslims in the North were ordered by the LTTE to evacuate their homes and villages in two hours in some areas in Jaffna and most of other places the deadline to evacuate their villages was 48 hours.

Those who left with empty hands sought refuge in public buildings and IDP camps depending on the dry rations given by the Government. Due to this tragic situation the well established education system of Northern Muslims collapsed. more…


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December 13, 2009 at 6:23 pm

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