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Navi Pillay, a big disappointment: Prof Ramasamy

Despite the publicity surrounding her visit, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanetham Pillay “was a big disappointment for Tamils in Sri Lanka and elsewhere. At the end of her visit, she basically revealed her true character of serving the interests of the UN and the larger interests of the Anglo-Saxon world,” writes Malaysia’s Penang State Deputy Chief Minister Professor P.... 

Sri Lanka intimidating India: Jayalalithaa

Chennai, March 7: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday alleged that Sri Lanka is attempting to “intimidate” India into not raising its voice against the atrocities on Tamils in that country by arresting Indian fishermen. In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, she said: “The incidents of arrests of fishermen and the recent firing should be viewed as an indirect... 

Tamil activists take different view of Canada’s support to UN’s internal report

Toronto, Nov 27: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird issued a statement on Thursday regarding the UN Secretary General’s Internal Review Panel Report on Sri Lanka. Offering support to the report, the statement laid stress on the failure of the Sri Lankan government to make progress on ‘reconciliation, accountability and respect for human rights in Sri Lanka’. Responding to this, Tamil... 

Weli Oya.. Sinhalicised division formalised in Mullaiththeevu district

A newly created division, Sinhalicised in demograhpy and acquired a name ‘Weli Oya’ changed from the Tamil name Ma’nal-aa’ru, has been formalised with a divisional secretariat of the civil administrative structure of occupying Sri Lanka in the Mullaith-theevu district of the country of Eezham Tamils. This is an explicit move of colonisation and structural genocide aiming for the annihilation... 

‘Tamils should not compromise on independent Tamil Eelam’

London, Aug 5: While the Solhiems of the West urge the Eezham Tamils to use only Gandhian methods of protest to secure some convenient solution within a unitary Sri Lanka, youth activist Gobi Sivanthan’s hunger strike following Gandhian means, which is entering its 15th day today, shows to the western world that the just demands of the Eezham Tamil nation cannot be compromised for the sake of convenience. Speaking...