COLCHESTER COUNTY: Innovation Drive Bridge Innovation Drive Bridge on Innovation Drive, about 600 metres north of the intersection of Highway 4 (Pictou Road), will be closed for repairs from Thursday, Sept. 12, until Saturday, Oct. 5. Detour signs are in place. YARMOUTH COUNTY: Indian Sluice Bridge Closure Starting on Monday, Sept. 16, the Indian Sluice Bridge on Route 308 will be closed for three days to all traffic through Wednesday, Sept. 18. The hours of closure are 9:00 a.m to noon, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The bridge will be open at all other times and on weekends. The work involves chip sealing of the timber deck. Pedestrians will not be allowed to cross while work is being done. Bridge users should plan their trips using the above schedule. Heavy equipment working on the bridge can be removed in case of emergency. -30-
The photo actions at bit.ly/TrincoFive calls on the Sri Lankan Government to effectively investigate and prosecute those responsible for these murders so that the families of the students may at last receive justice. (Colombo Gazette) Amnesty noted that despite police investigations and a Presidential commission of inquiry, no one has been held accountable for these crimes. To publicize this case, Amnesty has two photo actionsongoing, one focused on Ragihar in particular and one on the “Trinco Five” students as a group. Sri Lanka has been accused of failing to ensure justice for the five youth killed in Trincomalee in 2006.Amnesty International has been campaigning for justice for Ragihar Manoharan and four other Tamil students allegedly killed by the Sri Lankan security forces on Jan. 2, 2006 in Trincomalee.