Tamil film ’superstar’ Rajinikanth yesterday asked fans not to celebrate his 58th birthday which falls on December 12, as a way of expressing solidarity with Eelam´s Tamils who were ”suffering” in the ongoing war by Sri Lankan army. ”Everyone is deeply hurt by the sufferings of Tamils in neighbouring Eelam. Hence, we have chosen not to celebrate Rajinikanth’s birthday on December 12”. Rajinikanth Fans Welfare Association head Sudhakar said, Earlier, over the Eelam Tamil issue, actor Kamal Hassan decided not to celebrate his birthday on November 7. Mr. Hassan said it would be good if his birthday could be used to leverage public opinion in favour of Eelam Tamils.
Watch webcast by – Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan. In this video broadcast, Bruce Fein traces Sri Lanka’s genocidal history against Tamils,and focusses on the urgent need to prosecute, in the U.S. Courts, high-level Sri Lankan Government officials for crimes against humanity.
– Speech to Tamil demonstration, Copenhagen, February 4, 2009. by Patrick Mac Manus, Oprør / Rebellion (Denmark) Today, there is a deep humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka. The Tamil people in the north and east are facing annihilation at the hands of the Sinhalese government and its army. Sri Lanka is and has for centuries […]
Civil authorities in the north say that in the providing essential relief to the displaced Killinochchi district has become difficult as fighting intensifies. Government Agent Nagalingam Vedanayagam said that about twenty five thousand are displaced as civilians flee their villages fearing further fighting. “Most of these people are from Iranamadu Junction, Murugandi and Arivial Nagar […]