Tags: Tamils

Sri Lanka: Relatives of “disappeared” Tamils protest in Colombo Several dozen relatives of Tamils who were arrested or abducted during the communal war conducted by successive governments in the country's north and east joined a picket in Colombo last Tuesday. Most of the protesters were mothers and wives. Full News here – Read more on…

Colombo continues to block uprooted Tamils from resettling in Poththuvil … Appeals after appeals sent to the SL Government Agent of Ampaa'rai District, the Director of the Forest Department, the SL Governor in the East and the President of the Sri Lankan Government in Colombo have been systematically ignored, the EPC … Full News here –…

Colombo exploits mineral resources of Eezham Tamils in occupied Vanni Despite the action by Northern Provincial Council Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Irrigation and Environment in August this year in prohibiting excavation of sand from the coast of Vaaviyadi and Puthu-aattadi in Kokku'laay region in Vanni, the … Full News here – Read more on TamilNet

Colombo's Gazette confirms colonial rule over Tamils The mutilation of the identity of a people's living space in Colombo's Gazette shows the continuity of the rule of the Portuguese, the Dutch and the English. The Sinhala-Buddhist State now continues the legacy with the partnership of imperialist New … Full News here – Read more on…

Colombo's Defence bares its colonial attitude towards Eezham Tamils Genocidal Sri Lanka's Ministry of Defence (MOD) on Monday cited British government appointing General Peter Cosgrove as the Governor General of Australia, and has questioned why there is a big qualm about Colombo having a Military Governor in the … Full News here – Read more on…

Colombo Must Expedite Reconciliation of Tamils However, Colombo must realise that a bland denial is unlikely to affect voting on the resolution that calls for international investigation into Sri Lankan war crimes. The draft resolution moved by the US, the UK, Northern Ireland, Mauritius and others … Full News here – Read more on The…

Colombo opens new military camps, 'Red soldiers' to monitor Eezham Tamils The occupying Sri Lankan military has created a new unit, which has come to be called as 'Red Army' with military intelligence personnel fluent in three languages. The new 'Red' soldiers of the occupying military will be patrolling the interior … Full News here…

Tamils stopped en route to Colombo before Commonwealth summit More than 100 Tamils whose family members disappeared during or after Sri Lanka's civil war have been prevented from travelling to Colombo as the city hosts a Commonwealth summit. The military stopped their buses from leaving the north en route to a … Full News here –…

Tamils Living and Registered in Colombo Voted Illegally for TNA at NPC Election Tamils who are originally from Jaffna but living in Colombo and other areas made the journey to the north a day before the election, voted and came back to Colombo a few days after the election. This was confided to the writer…

Jayalalithaa fears New Delhi, Colombo weakening Tamils further Citing moves to repeal the 13Th Amendment, public stand of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in this regard and a recent meeting of Basil Rajapaksa with New Delhi, presumably to justify Colombo's stand, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa in a letter … Full News here – Read…

Colombo ignores flood affected Tamils in Trincomalee in providing relief Colombo government has been ignoring to provide relief to people affected by the flood in Tamil District Secretariat divisions in Trincomalee district.Thirteen DS divisions have been affected by flood by rain and spill water from tanks. But flood … Full News here – Read more…

Returned asylum seekers from Australia, questioned at Colombo Airport – Tamils … Returned asylum seekers from Australia are questioned at Colombo ( Bandaranayaka International Airport) Airport and then further interrogations are held, based on their ethnicity. Reports indicate that majority of the returnees are from ethnic … Full News here – Read more on TamilSydney.com