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16 May 2012
Thousands of Tamils will mark the third anniversary of Mullivaikal, the end of the war in Sri Lanka, with a commemorative rally in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 19 May, writes Manny Thain, secretary, Tamil Solidarity.
2 May 2012
The Tamil Solidarity meeting - Way Forward for the Eelam Struggle: what's the Role of the Diaspora? - was a great success. The headline speaker was Paul Murphy, Socialist Party Ireland Member of the European...
4 April 2012
On Friday 20 April, there will be a Tamil Solidarity Day of Action. The campaign's international coordinator, TU Senan, will participate in a symposium on 'Sri Lanka, the aftermath' from 5.30 to 6.30pm,...
21 March 2012
It is nearly three years since the Sri Lankan regime declared victory against the LTTE, the Tamil Tigers, writes Manny Thain, Secretary, Tamil Solidarity.
7 December 2011
Tamil Solidarity in Britain took the opportunity on Sunday to take stock of the campaign's progress and outline a plan for the year ahead, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
7 September 2011
'End the death penalty in India', was the slogan chanted by over 700 people outside the Indian high commission on 30 August, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
28 July 2011
Channel 4 News has uncovered further evidence of the mass murder and brutality committed by Sri Lankan armed forces against Tamil-speaking people
10 July 2011
Tamil Solidarity (TS) organised a protest in front of Lancashire County Cricket Club when Sri Lanka played England on 9th July
22 June 2011
TV review: Horrifying. Heart-rending. Enraging. Those words can barely describe the reaction to the barbaric acts shown in Sri Lanka's Killing Fields, a Channel 4 documentary aired on 14 June, writes Manny Thain, Secretary Tamil Solidarity.
8 June 2011
Tamil representatives, solidarity and human rights campaigns and individual activists converged on the European parliament on Wednesday 1 June, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
11 May 2011
How can justice and democratic rights be secured?: A United Nations (UN) report published on 29 April on the final phase of Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009 reveals "credible allegations" of war crimes perpetrated by the ruling regime of president Mahinda Rajapaksa...
8 December 2010
HOWLS OF outrage greeted the news that the Oxford Union debating society had invited Sri Lankan president and suspected war criminal, Mahinda Rajapaksa, to address it on 1 December...
Demonstration against the Sri Lankan government's attacks on the Tamils 11 April 2009, photo Paul Mattsson
4 August 2010
THE DAILY Mail headline read: "Hunger Striker's £7 million Big Mac". This outrageous attack, printed on 9 October 2009, accused Subramanyam Parameswaran of eating a Big Mac while 'pretending' to be on hunger strike in Parliament Square, London.
26 May 2010
A CONSTANT stream of Tamils flowed into Parliament Square, London, on Tuesday 18 May. Many thousands assembled to mark the first anniversary of the Sri Lankan government's declaration of victory in the...
17 March 2010
'WE WILL not remain silent while Tamil refugees suffer out of the sight of the world's media'. That was the message to the Australian High Commission in London on Wednesday 10 March, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
10 March 2010
On Wednesday 3 March Tamil Solidarity held a student meeting in Manchester University, with the help of the local Socialist Students society, writes Lawrence Arokianathan, Tamil Solidarity, Manchester.
10 February 2010
THE NORTHERN conference of Tamil Solidarity took place in Manchester on Saturday 6 February with a dozen members of the Tamil speaking community in attendance, writes Paul Gerrard.
20 January 2010
ON 14 January, the European International Committee on Trade meeting in Brussels, Belgium, heard powerful evidence from Senan, the international coordinator of Tamil Solidarity, and from Joe Higgins, Socialist Party MEP, Ireland, of gross human rights violations by the Rajapakse government in Sri La...
19 January 2010
Senan, international coordinator of Tamil Solidarity, spoke at the EU trade committee hearing on 14 January which was held to debate the removal of the special trade preferences, termed the GSP+ concession, to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka faces charges of human rights violations.
12 January 2010
LAST WEEK Channel 4 TV news broadcast further video footage which appears to show Sri Lankan army soldiers perpetrating atrocities against the Tamil-speaking minority, writes Senan, Tamil Solidarity.
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