The Sri Lankan Government has lifted the ban proclaimed by the former Government on 8 Tamil Diaspora Organizations and 269 Tamil individuals. This was revealed in a gazette notification by the Defence Ministry on Friday, November 20.
Global Tamil Forum, British Tamil Forum, Canadian Tamil Congress, World Tamil Movement, Australian Tamil Congress etc are some of the Tamil Disapora Organizations whose ban have been lifted after careful scrutiny.
While 8 organisations such as LTTE, Tamil Coordinating Committee, Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation, World Tamil Movement, Tamil Eelam People’s Assembly, World Tamil Relief Fund, Headquarters Group remain proscribed.
The government was indicating that it is reviewing the list of banned organizations and individuals for some tome now.