(Update) Two Eelam Tamils, including a former combatant, shot dead in Iran
Two Eelam Tamils from Mullaithivu district have reportedly been shot dead whilst attempting to enter Iran.
Tamils pay tribute to Annai Poopathi
Tamils across the world today paid tribute to Annai Poopathi, who fasted unto death twenty-nine years ago.
Relatives of the disappeared mark New Year as black day
Relatives of Tamils made to disappear by the Sri Lankan state have marked the April New Year as black day.
White van abductions resume, man held incommunicado
A Tamil man from Vaddukodai, Jaffna, has been abducted in a white van manned by suspected Sri Lankan military intelligence operatives.
Killinochi protesters feel betrayed
Relatives of Tamils made to disappear in Killinochi have accused the Tamil National Alliance of betraying them.
Vavuniya hunger strike enters fortieth day
The hunger strike launched by the relatives of Tamils made to disappear by the Sri Lankan state in Vavuniya has entered its fortieth day.
‘There will be genocide in the country’ – US warned Sri Lanka
Robert O’ Blake, the former US Ambassador to Colombo, had warned that there will be genocide if Sri Lanka went ahead to eliminate the LTTE, the country’s former foreign minister has revealed.
Government pays no attention to Tamil protests – Wigneswaran
The chief minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has lamented that the Sri Lankan government is paying no attention to the protests of Tamils on various issues.
UNHRC ignores Tamils, gives two-year extension to Sri Lanka
Ignoring the Tamil call for immediate international action, the UNHRC has given another two years for Sri Lanka to implement Resolution 30/1.
Terrorist targets the UK Parliament – 3 dead, 20 injured
An attack outside the Houses of Parliament has left 3 people dead and 20 injured.
Tamils urge for tough action on Sri Lanka
As the UNHRC braces to give another two-year extension to Sri Lanka, Tamils have held demonstrations across Tamil Eelam against such an extension.
Irish freedom fighter Martin McGuinness no more
The veteran Irish freedom fighter Martin McGuinness died on Tuesday, after being diagnosed two months ago with a rare genetic disease.
Toronto Mayor pays tribute to victims of Mullivaikal genocide
John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, Canada, visited Mullivaikal, Mullaithivu, on Sunday and paid tribute to the victims of Tamil genocide.
Tamils rally demanding probes by international judges
Rallies and vigils were held on Thursday in Jaffna and Mannar demanding probes by international judges on crimes perpetrated by the state.
NPC reiterates Tamil call for international judges, demands UN-mediated political settlement
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) has urged the international community to ensure that international judges, prosecutors and investigators are included in any accountability mechanism.