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 north Sri Lankan ancestral home of Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran has been demolished by the Sri Lankan army. The house was situated in the Valvettithurai area of the northern Jaffna peninsula. “The Sri Lankan Army was guarding this place. They were not allowing anyone to visit the area. They have been demolishing the […]
(Courtesy: Lanka News Web) Lanka News Web has obtained exclusive photos which clearly show men with hands tied behind their back being taken by armed men in military uniform. As the uniformed men can clearly be identifiable in these photographs and others which haven’t been published, Rights Groups are to demand the government to act […]
The extreme humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons, including thousands of children, who are already malnourished, would deteriorate dramatically as clean water is not available for all the IDPs and they have been deprived of medicine by the Sri Lankan government, said Executive Director Paul O’Callaghan of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), which […]