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16 June 2021
Sri Lanka: Political campaigning now grounds for asylum: In a recent landmark ruling, the Upper Tribunal - responsible for judicial reviews of Home Office decisions - has proposed new 'country guidance' used for determining asylum cases of refugees from Sri Lanka
19 May 2021
The atrocities that took place towards the end of the brutal war by the authoritarian Sri Lankan state, that ended in the massacre of over 100,000 Tamil civilians in Mulivaikkal in 2009, are marked by the annual Mulivaikkal Remembrance Day
16 December 2020
The Metropolitan Police are investigating British mercenaries' hand in the massacre of over 100,000 civilians and the brutal defeat of the LTTE (Tamil Tigers), who fought an armed struggle for an independent Tamil Eelam nation.
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'
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