Canadian Tamil community celebrates upcoming release

TORONTO, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Human Rights Voice (CHRV) was informed of the pending release of the first of the 76 detainees.

The released individual was a minor who was on board the 'Ocean Lady'. He was ordered released by the presiding IRB Member who stated "my conclusion is that release, subject to terms and conditions, is the appropriate course of action."

CHRV is working with Vancouver law firm Kang and Company and the family to quickly meet the conditions of release.

"We are extremely pleased." said Babu Nagalingam, President of CHRV. "The process is working and we look forward to several other people being released in the next week."

SOURCE CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS VOICE

For further information: For further information: Todd Ross, todd@chrv.ca, (416) 505-4740

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