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.
In a new film released to coincide with the UN Human Rights Council’s 30th session, Callum Macrae, the director of No Fire Zone and the current film, has urged the international community to deliver justice to Tamils through the International Criminal Court or a similar international judicial process.
Arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture and sexual abuse continue under the government of Maithripala Sirisena, leading human rights groups have claimed.
Chandrika Kumaratunga ‘ran one of the most repressive governments in living memory’, the former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has claimed.
Mannar Citizens’ Committee today joined the signature campaign which has now been phased out to the district.