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16 October 2013
Among the Commonwealth's stated 'core beliefs' are democracy and human rights. But democratic and human rights are being trampled on by the dictatorial regime in Sri Lanka, which is to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) in November
18 September 2013
Tamil Solidarity is at the forefront of protests against this year's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka, in November, writes Keerthikan Thennavan, Tamil Solidarity joint national secretary.
31 July 2013
Tamil Solidarity's protest against the 2013 Commonwealth meeting, due to take place in November in Sri Lanka, received a boost from the London region executive council of the RMT transport workers union, writes Manny Thain.
17 July 2013
This month marks the anniversary of the 1983 'Black July' anti-Tamil pogroms in Sri Lanka organised by the United National Party (UNP) government of president JR Jayewardene
12 June 2013
A 'Solidarity Day' event organised by Tamil Solidarity and the British Tamils Forum (BTF) on 8 June brought together up to 150 people from the Tamil community, the trade unions, and a number of other campaigns. Tamil Solidarity members write.
9 June 2013
Organised by Tamil Solidarity and the British Tamils Forum, the 'solidarity day' brought together people from the Tamil community trade unions, the student movement and others
22 May 2013
Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to lead Britain's delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is a kick in the teeth to all Tamil-speaking people, writes Manny Thain.
15 May 2013
International workers' solidarity needed: Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to lead Britain's delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting is a kick in the teeth to Tamil-speaking people...
6 February 2013
Around 100 people attended the Tamil Solidarity meeting at Queen Mary University on 4 February - Sri Lanka's independence day
12 December 2012
Protests outside Sri Lankan embassies against the brutal suppression of Tamil students in Jaffna, have taken place around the world...
7 December 2012
Tamil Solidarity has launched a new campaign in protest at the arrest of students at Jaffna University by the brutal Sri Lanka regime...
5 December 2012
Tamil Solidarity activist Muruganandam Murugathas - Thas to his friends - was arrested in November and taken to a closed centre for asylum seekers in Steenokkerzeel, in reality a deportation camp...
17 October 2012
Tamil Solidarity was set up in 2009 as Tamil-speaking people were being slaughtered by the Sri Lankan armed forces. It's estimated that 75,000 Tamils were massacred...
27 June 2012
The recent Unison conference overwhelmingly supported the resolution to affiliate to the Tamil Solidarity campaign, writes Senan, Tamil Solidarity international coordinator
6 June 2012
'Rajapaksa can't attend the meeting because the police can't guarantee his safety'. That was the attempt to explain away the Sri Lankan president's no-show at the Mansion House
6 June 2012
Tamil Solidarity meeting: "War criminal", "terrorist", "go home" - a cacophony of angry chants reverberated around the arrivals hall at Heathrow airport as over 500 Tamils protested on Sunday 3 June, writes Sarah Sachs-Eldridge.
30 May 2012
Bring this war criminal to justice: Tamils are outraged that Sri Lankan president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been invited to the queen's diamond jubilee celebrations, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
23 May 2012
Thousands of people gathered in Trafalgar Square for the Mullivaikal massacre commemoration on Saturday 19 May...
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...
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