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12 February 2020
On 4 February, Tamil Solidarity called a protest outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in London. This protest marked a black day for Tamils.
27 November 2019
The extremely polarised presidential election in Sri Lanka on 16 November has resulted in victory for Gotabaya Rajapaksa of the Sri Lanka People's Front (SLPP).
14 August 2019
The scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir's 'special status' and imposing brutal direct rule by Narendra Modi's right-wing Hindu-nationalist BJP government, has significantly increased repression in Kashmir and ratcheted up tension between the Indian and Pakistan governments.
3 July 2019
This year's Solidarity Day meeting took place on 29 June in London.
5 June 2019
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his party have scored a second general election victory.
22 May 2019
Thirty years of war in Sri Lanka came to a brutal end on 18 May 2009. In their final act of barbarity Sri Lankan government forces surrounded over 300,000 people fleeing the war, forced them into a tiny lagoon called Mullivaikal and bombarded them.
22 April 2019
United workers' struggle can cut off growth of racism and division
Victims of this attack were from all Sri Lanka's main ethnic and religious groups
6 March 2019
The case against Sri Lankan brigadier Priyanka Fernando, the war criminal who made death threats against Tamil protesters, has been adjourned to 15 March. Tamil Solidarity members organised a protest outside Westminster Magistrates' Court on 1 March.
13 February 2019
Tamil Solidarity and Socialist Party members will be protesting again outside the court - join us
16 January 2019
Tamil Solidarity campaign had a very successful Annual General Meeting on 13 January
21 November 2018
A power struggle between Sri Lanka's main establishment parties erupted into violence last week, with MPs brawling in parliament.
31 October 2018
Workers and oppressed must fight both rotten capitalist camps: Sri Lanka is experiencing a dramatic constitutional crisis - an unprecedented parliamentary coup.
24 October 2018
The unprecedented refugee crisis continues to affect millions of innocent people across the globe. One person is displaced every two seconds.
25 July 2018
Ian Paisley Jr, Democratic Unionist Party MP for North Antrim, Northern Ireland, is set to be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days.
23 May 2018
A recent Refugee Action report (bit.ly/2GFCd1y188/) reveals how those who flee persecution or war are systematically mistreated by the Home Office, notorious for implementing Theresa May's "hostile environment" for migrants
21 February 2018
This is an attack on freedom of speech
13 December 2017
Tamil Solidarity's annual general meeting took place in London on 9 December followed by a public meeting titled 'South Asia and Britain - lessons to learn from struggles'
29 November 2017
Tamil asylum seekers have formed the Refugee Rights Campaign to fight for their rights
8 February 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Roger Bannister's retirement, Sri Lankan strikes and ambulance staff shortages.
2 November 2016
"I was encouraged to work - for £1 an hour" Tamil Solidarity activist Nandan, who recently spent several weeks in a Home Office detention centre, spoke to the Socialist about his experience of organising against the exploitation of inmates and the campaign to fight for refugee rights.
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