Five refugees of Tamil Eelam origin interned at Thiruchirapalli Special Detention Centre have launched an indefinite hunger strike urging the Tamil Nadu government to release them.
Forty people were injured in Jaffna today when a lorry collided with a passenger bus.
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) yesterday handed over the report on the investigation it undertook on the allegations of international crimes in the Eelam War to the Sri Lankan government.
Senthamilan Seeman, the chief co-ordinator of Nam Thamilar Kadchi (NTK), has urged India to support an international judicial probe into genocide of Tamils.
Sivashakthi Ananthan, the Tamil National Alliance’s (TNA) parliamentarian for Vanni electoral district, has urged the Sri Lankan government to release all Tamil political prisoners.
A mass demonstration condemning US support for Sri Lanka’s domestic mechanism was held today before the US consulate in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Tens of thousands of Tamil devotees attended Nallur Murugan’s chariot festival in Jaffna today.
The Tamil National Alliance’s (TNA) parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran will be visiting Canada, the Jaffna-based Tamil daily Uthayan has reported.
The walking campaign launched by NPC members M.K.Sivajilingam and Ananthy Sasitharan calling for an international judicial probe has passed through Elephant Pass, informed sources told Tamil Polity.
The cycling campaign launched by Tamil Co-ordinating Committee calling for the formation of an international tribunal is heading towards the French border.