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ACTED launches a second round of mobile clinics in Northern and Eastern Sri Lanka

Within the framework of the EU-funded project aiming at promoting fundamental rights and freedoms in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, ACTED has been conducting since October until the end of the year its second round of mobile legal and documentation clinics in villages of Batticaloa and Jaffna Districts.

The first round of these mobile clinics ended last April.They are conducted by local lawyers and government officials and enable citizens who may have lost their documentation during the civil war or the tsunami to receive support to obtain new documents. Citizens are also provided with free legal advice in order to claim their rights.