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Category: Diasporic Tamil world

British MPs insisted with – No grace period be granted to Sri Lanka

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The Transnational Tamil Eelam Government has been meeting and  insisting  with the a group of British Parliamentarians that the Sri Lankan Government should not be granted more time to implement...

Fasting Protest of Tamil people continuing in front of No10 Downing Street

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The activists of the Transnational Tamil Eelam Government are continuing their fasting protest in front of the British Prime Minister’s Office. This continuous fasting protest is being...

Meeting held in London in supportive of TGTE’s Legal Experts Panel

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A meeting was organised in London, attended by local groups and representatives of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE)  to strengthen the panel of legal experts to monitor the design...

Tamil Diaspora Organisations call upon the international Community to get involved in the new constitutional process of Sri Lanka

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A number of Tamil Diaspora Organisations have jointly called upon the international and regional governments to get involved in the new constitutional process of Sri Lanka, thereby ensuring that the...

‘Twin city’ agreement between Jaffna and Kingston: Training workshop presided by CM

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In a context where the Kingston upon Thames city of the UK is to sign a historically important twin city agreement, today, Tuesday the first discussion and training workshop relevant to it were held...

‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ to be held in Canada tomorrow in solidarity with Homeland Tamils  

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The Ezhuka Thamizh peoples’ rally is to be held in Canada tomorrow, in solidarity with the Homeland Tamils who had organised the grand ‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ last weekend, for condemning the...

“Puṅgudutīvu: A Disintegrating Island” – A Documentary Film Launch and Screening in London

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A documentary entitled “Puṅgudutīvu: A Disintegrating Island” to be launched on Sunday (22nd May 2016) at Harrow Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2XY at 5.30pm. This...

British Tamils mark 7th Anniversary of Mullivaikkal Genocide  at Downing street   

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Large number of British Tamils gathered in front of Downing street around 5pm today to commemorate the 7th anniversary of  the Mullivaikkal genocide. They carried banners and placards demanding...

British Tamils marched to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the Mullivaikkal genocide

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Hundreds of British Tamils marched in London this afternoon in remembrance of the victims of the Mullivaikkal Genocide. Protest march organised by British Tamils Forum, started  starting from...

Protest against Maithripala continues for a second day in London

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UK Tamils continued their protest second day on Thursday against the visit of Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena opposite the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. Protesters carried banners, and...

Protest against Srisena in London

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British Tamils and human rights activists staged a demonstration in front of  the Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough  in London  today  against the visiting  Sri Lankan President Maithripala...

This is a very long journey and I have only started to walk towards my goals: says “SciNirosh” show producer and presenter Dr. Niroshan Thilainathan

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“Education is an important part to succeed in life. I try to do my part, by giving back my knowledge to our Tamil people out there “ says Dr Niroshan Thilainathan, who is doing a wonderful job in...

Thousands of people participate in the “ London Tamil Market 2016”

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Introduced for the first time successfully last year, the “London Tamil Market 2016” of the London Tamil Chamber of Commerce, had been held this year too, and concluded with a resounding success....

NPC CM Calls for institutionalised commercial ventures of the Tamil Diaspora

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Chief Minister of Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday called upon the Tamil people living all over the world to be institutionalised in their commercial ventures to win over the Tamil...

“London Tamil Market 2016”: Arrangements to conduct on a grand scale

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Arrangements have been made to conduct the “London Tamil Market 2016”, which was inaugurated last year and was a resounding success,  this year too,  on a much grander scale. As in last year...

Canadian Tamil Congress awards “Lifetime Living Hero” to Sampanthan

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The Canadian Tamil Congress has announced that it has awarded “Lifetime Living Hero” to the leader of Tamil National Alliance R. Sampanthan . The award was received by TNA MP M.A...

Leading Tamil Diaspora Organizations join hands in a bid to formulate Political Programme to strengthen Vaddukoddai Resolution

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The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam, the International Council of Eelam Tamils and the International Tamil Youth Organisation have declared that, they will be jointly engaging in projects,...

The de-proscription of some Tamil organizations is a ‘divide and conquer tactics’ of the Singala government: ICET

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Harshly criticising the Sri Lankan government’s recent  act of de-proscribing some of Tamil diaspora groups and some individuals as a ‘divide and conquer tactics’, the International Council...

UN urged by Tamil Diaspora organisations not to support for a domestic or a hybrid judicial process

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Eleven leading Tamil Diaspora organisations in a joint memorandum have appealed to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein to refer Sri Lanka[1] to the International...

Two Eelam Tamils killed in Australian road crash

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The two men who died in a crash in Darwin on Wednesday night were Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka who came to Australia for a better life, their friends have said. Close to a dozen friends of the...

Justice C.V. Wigneswaran to deliver special-address at the ‘Annual Lecture and Cultural Evening’ in London

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The Chief Minister, Northern Provincial Council , Justice C.V.Wigneswaran is to participate and deliver a special-address, regarding “The current situation in the Homeland”  at the “Annual...

UN side Event on “Accountability for Sri Lanka: Will Hybrid Mechanism work?”

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Association Brukinabé pour la Survie de l’Enfance with partnership of Collectif  la Paix au Sri Lanka,  International Centre for Prevention and Prosecution of Genocide  (ICPPG) and...

Why the London meeting is so important to Sri Lanka?

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L. Vijayanathan During the Presidential election at the beginning of last January, the current President did not utter a word regarding the ethnic problem of the Tamils or the solution to it, till...

Talks held in London to enhance confidence building measures in Sri Lanka

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M. A. Sumanthiran, Member of Parliament representing the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and Suren Surendiran , the spokesperson for Global Tamil Forum (GTF) in a joint media release issued today said...

Singapore meeting was about how the constitution of Sri Lanka should be structured: Reveals GTF Spokesperson

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The spokesman of the Global Tamil Forum, Suren Surendiran said that the meeting in progress in London, is only for discussing the immediate problems confronting Tamils in North and East, but, the...

Secret meeting between Government and some sections of Tamil Representatives

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A secret meeting is in progress from last Thursday in London with the participation of  Government  of Sri Lanka(GOSL), Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the representatives of certain Tamil...

War is a hobby for diaspora Tamils, They will not keep up their Tamil Eelam identity: says Kampavarithi Jeyaraj

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As far as the diaspora Tamils are concerned, War is a hobby and they like the War to go ahead in the home country, All Ceylon Kampan Association organizer Kampavarithi E. Jeyaraj said. He also said...

“London Tamil Market” successfully concluded

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Lasting for two  days, the “London Tamil Market” organised jointly by British Tamil Chamber of Commerce and Narchyar Events successfully ended on 12 April 2015. The event which took place at...

“London Tamil Market 2015” begins today (Photos)

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“London Tamil Market 2015” combined with variety of entertainment, organised jointly by British Tamil Chamber of Commerce and Narchyar Events commenced in a grand manner today at 10am at...

Tamil Literary Garden’s Essay Competition 2015

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 Literary Garden, has announced their 2015 essay competition, inviting undergraduates and graduate students to submit an essay on the topic: “Renegotiating New Meanings of Self in Tamil Canadian...

Protest against Waste Oil leak in Jaffna

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A protest has been organised by Tamil Solidarity  to show solidarity with the suffering people affected by the water contamination in the North of Sri Lanka on 7 March 2015 at 2pm at : Amma...

Tamil Solidarity hosts Post Sri Lankan elections discussion

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Tamil Solidarity held a Post Sri Lankan election discussion in Liverpool   last Tuesday. The chair, Bharathi, opened the meeting and gave a brief of the political situation in Sri Lanka and then...

London Tamil Market

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The countdown has started to the mega “London Tamil Market” shopping festival for the first time in Harrow. Date: 11th April 2015 – 12th April 2015 Time: 10:00 – 20:00 Price:...

Protest campaigns against the deferral of UN Report

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International Council of Eelam Tamils (ICET) has organised protest campaign against the postponement of war crime inquiry report of the UN Human Rights Council in Europe and Canada on 24. 02.2015....

Seminar on the deferral of UN report n Sri Lanka

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A political seminar on the deferral of UN war crime inquiry report will be held at Mehrgenerationshaus Wassertorstr 48 Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany  on 28. 02. 2015 at 6pm. Speakers will include: Mr....

Entrepreneurs Forum Registration Open Now

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Registration for Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum (TEF), a full day parallel event of FeTNA Annual Convention 2015 is open now. This event will take place at San Jose Marriott Hotel, 301 South Market St,...

Torch Relay Calling Justice for Tamil Genocide Flagged Off in London

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A torch relay to demand create awareness about the genocide committed against the Tamil people in Sri Lanka was flagged off at No. 10 Downing street in London on Wednesday. This 12-day torch relay...

“Building Democracy through Transitional Justice” Panel Discussion

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The Tamil Information Centre (TIC)  in association with the SOAS Tamil Society is organising a panel discussion on ‘Building Democracy through Transitional Justice’ at the Brunei...

Col Kittu’s death anniversary commemorated in Europe

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The death anniversary of Colonel Kittu, a senior commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was observed in Norway, Switzerland, France and the UK on 18 January 2015. Colonel Kittu and nine...

British Tamil Chamber to organise a tradeshow in London

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The British Tamil Chamber of Commerce (BTCC) has scheduled a trade-show in April 2015 in London. The BTCC has been serving Tamil Businesses in the UK since 2010. ‘Our Tradeshow aims to create an...

Diaspora Tamils to observe Col Kittu anniversary

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Arrangements have been made in several countries of Europe to celebrate the 23rd death anniversary of colonel kittu in January 2015.  He and nine other LTTE members who died exploding an LTTE...

Tamil diaspora to meet in Mauritius

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In an offer to unite the Tamil diaspora settled over the globe, the Institute of Asian Studies, Chennai and the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Mauritius will be directing an International Tamil...

Sri Lanka bans 15 Tamil diaspora organisations

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As part of its strategy Sri Lanka on Tuesday banned upwards of 15 Tamil diaspora associations over the world as a feature of its technique “to battle terrorism and to control terrorist...

Exclusive Interview with Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan

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