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8 June 2011

Tamil Solidarity: important resolution agreed at the European Parliament

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.

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100,000 strong demonstration calling for an end to the war in the north of Sri Lanka , photo Paul Mattsson

100,000 strong demonstration calling for an end to the war in the north of Sri Lanka , photo Paul Mattsson

11 May 2011

UN report on Sri Lanka war crimes

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...

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20 April 2011

News in brief

World Bank unease: On the eve of the recent Group of 20 (G20) meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Washington - set against a backcloth of a fragile world economy - the World Bank said rocketing food prices have created "a toxic brew of real pain contributing to social unrest."...

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8 December 2010

Warmonger Rajapaksa forced to abandon his Oxford Union speech

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...

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22 September 2010

'Death of democracy' in Sri Lanka

EIGHTH SEPTEMBER 2010 will be marked as a 'Black Day' in the history of the capitalist democratic system in Sri Lanka, writes Siritunga Jayasuriya, United Socialist Party (CWI, Sri Lanka).

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26 May 2010

Sri Lanka: One year after the war

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...

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21 April 2010

Sri Lanka parliamentary elections: Rajapaksa's clan consolidates its rule

A RECORD 7,680 candidates contested 196 seats in 22 electoral districts in the parliamentary election in Sri Lanka held on 8 April, writes Siritunga Jayasuriya, United Socialist Party and Senan CWI.

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10 February 2010

Tamil Solidarity -: Successful northern conference

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.

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3 February 2010

Sri Lanka: Violent election campaign puts Rajapakse back in power

AFTER THE most violent election the country has seen, Mahinda Rajapakse remains president of Sri Lanka, writes Elizabeth Clarke, Committee for a Workers' International, CWI.

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20 January 2010

Sri Lankan government condemned

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...

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19 January 2010

European commission to withdraw special trade preferences to Sri Lanka

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.

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Tamil demonstration in London, photo D. Carr

Tamil demonstration in London, photo D. Carr

12 January 2010

Sri Lanka presidential elections: No to the two warmongers!

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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Demonstration against the Sri Lankan government's attacks on the Tamils 11 April 2009, photo Paul Mattsson

Demonstration against the Sri Lankan government's attacks on the Tamils 11 April 2009, photo Paul Mattsson

6 January 2010

Support needed for socialists in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA'S president Mahinda Rajapakse has called a presidential election for 26 January. At one of the most decisive moments since Sri Lanka's independence 62 years ago, the country's unity, the people's...

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2 December 2009

Indonesia: Eyewitness report from Tamil refugee boat

SOCIALIST PARTY (CWI in Australia) national organiser Anthony Main recently visited the 254 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees currently moored at the port in Merak, Indonesia. He reports on the discussions that took place during his visit and on the conditions faced on board the ship.

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25 November 2009

Successful Manchester Tamil Solidarity meeting

TAMIL SOLIDARITY, an international campaigning network, is building up its forces in Greater Manchester against the Sri Lankan government's repression of Tamil speaking people, writes Lawrence Arokianathan, Tamil Solidarity, Manchester.

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18 November 2009

Tamil refugees in desperate situation

TAMIL-SPEAKING refugees remain on a boat in the Indonesian harbour of Merak, denied their fundamental human rights, writes Senan, Tamil Solidarity.

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11 November 2009

United Socialist Party congress delegates defy difficult conditions in Sri Lanka

The United Socialist Party (USP), the Sri Lankan section of the Committee for a Workers' International, held its eleventh national congress from 31 October to 1 November 2009 in Colombo, writes Siritunga Jayasuriya, secretary, United Socialist Party.

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10 November 2009

Indonesia: Refugees on boat in desperate situation

Bombard embassies with protests:

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26 October 2009

Press release: Tamil refugees protest

Tamil-speaking refugees on a boat off the Indonesian coast have contacted Tamil Solidarity. Their continued suffering and the denial of their rights demands an urgent response. See below for their statement...

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Tamil demonstration in London, photo D. Carr

Tamil demonstration in London, photo D. Carr

20 October 2009

Sri Lanka protest: Shut down the prison camps!

DISGUST AT the inhuman treatment of hundreds of thousands of Tamils held under armed guard in open prison camps in Sri Lanka brought tens of thousands on to the streets of London on 17 October, writes Manny Thain.

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