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Tamil protesters take to streets

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About 500 protesters calling for a ceasefire in Sri Lanka have blocked roads outside the Houses of Parliament.

Protesters, including hunger strikers, have been camped in Parliament Square since early April.

Some protesters with family in Sri Lanka spoke of their concerns after reports of heavy civilian casualties at the weekend.

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