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Ilagan Udaya Kumari (from left), 50, whose husband went missing; Analaxmi Ariaratnam, 70, whose son disappeared; and Sangara Pilay Vanalogini, 53, whose son went missing. Mothers and other relatives of some of the tens of thousands of people who disappeared in Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war have been protesting in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, to raise awareness of their plight. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Sri Lanka's Front-Runner Strikes Fear Among Tamils Who Blame Him For Disappearances

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