Tamil political party,Naam Tamilar today held demonstration at central Mumbai against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa protesting against killings of Tamil Nadu fishermen in the mid-sea allegedly by its Navy. Members of Naam Tamilar Party torched and tore the photos of Rajapaksa at Dharavi. “A number of fishermen were killed in the mid-sea by Sri Lankan Navy. We should not tolerate such acts. Indian government is also not taking the matter seriously. In order to lodge our protest, we burnt the photos of Rajapaksa,” C Rajendran, General Secretary(Maharashtra), Naam Tamilar Party whose head office is in Chennai, said. Nearly 500 members of the Tamil community and their party activists would stage demonstration tomorrow as well in the city, he added. Rajapaksa will land here tomorrow morning to watch the grand finale of cricket’s biggest extravaganza between Indian and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede stadium.
The General Court of European Union has annulled the Council’s measures taken against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which was designated as a terrorist organisation by the EU, on procedural grounds. In a judgement delivered on Thursday in Luxembourg, the Court determined that the Council had not carried out the necessary checks when […]
Vaiko, the general secretary of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetta Kazhakam (MDMK) from Tamil Nadu, while addressing British parliamentarians of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Tamils on Wednesday in the British Parliament, said that the British Parliament has a moral responsibility to rectify the historic injustice caused on to the Eezham Tamils during the colonial […]
Citing photographic evidence in its possession of war crimes committed in Sri Lanka in early 2009, Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday joined a chorus of calls this week for an independent international investigation into violations of the laws of war during the closing months of Sri Lanka’s campaign against the Tamil Tigers. Calling on the […]