A mass gathering took place in Nallur, Jaffna, today in memory of Thileepan.
C.V.Wigneswaran has accused the Sri Lankan government of seeking to uphold the supremacy of the Sinhala Buddhists in the proposed constitution.
Tamils and Muslims marched through the streets of Jaffna on Thursday demanding the UN to save Myanmar’s Muslims from state’s ethnic cleansing.
The Sri Lankan military has threatened residents of Chundikulam, in Vadamaradchi East, Jaffna, for protesting against land grabs by the state.
The Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) has urged the UN to hold Sri Lanka to account through an international judicial mechanism.
Commemoration events are being held across Tamil Eelam and abroad to pay tribute to the Tamil national hero Thileepan.
Tamils held a mass rally on Monday demanding international justice, outside the offices of the UN in Geneva.
The Magistrate Court of Killinochi has ruled that it is not illegal to renovate Kanagapuram Heroes’ Resting Home.
The UN’s human rights chief has warned Sri Lanka that its failure to investigate the crimes of its security forces against Tamils would lead to the exercise of universal jurisdiction.
Today, Tamils across the world mark the thirtieth anniversary of the 12-day fast-unto-death launched by Thileepan.