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* Students' Collective at Open University of Sri Lanka lodges a rights complaint
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 09:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: The Students' Collective of the Open University of Sri Lanka lodged a complaint yesterday at the Human Rights Commission against abolition of students' unions and several other administrative issues.

The Student Collective mentioned in the complaint that the university authorities have increased the course fees by around fifty percent.

They said that the students who went to discuss the matters had been threatened and issued warning letters.

The Student Collective further said that the students have been banned from university premises after 5 p.m.

They noted that more than five students are not allowed to meet and the students are not allowed to represent faculty boards. The social, religious and cultural activities are also banned for one and half years, the Students' Collective said.

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