11th year remembrance of Anton Balasingham Anna/Uncle

Anton Stanislaus Balasingham, an enigma that captured the essence of the Tamil resistance and communicated some of its deeply rooted spirit to the outside when it was necessary. Diplomats indoctrinated in the most renowned schools that sat opposite him envied his quick wit. Various powers that wanted in vain, to entice our nation’s leaders off more »

இலங்கை துடுப்பாட்ட அணியை புறக்கணிக்கக் கோரி லண்டனில் போராட்டம்

விளையாட்டும் அரசியலும் ஒன்றோடு ஒன்று பின்னி பிணைந்தவை. அது தமிழர்களின் அரசியல் ஆகட்டும் அல்லது மேற்கத்தைய நாடு ஆனாலும் சரி விளையாட்டினை புறக்கணித்து அல்லது தடை செய்து நாடுகள் தமது எதிர்ப்பினை காட்டியும் உள்ளார்கள். இதனை நாம் கடைசியாக ரஸ்ய நாட்டில் நடைபெற்ற போட்டிகளில் இருந்து உக்ரைன் விலத்துமளவுக்கு பாரிய அரசியல் களமாக இருந்தது. அதேபோல தான்  துடுப்பாட்டத்தினை  (கிரிக்கெட்) வைத்து இலங்கை தமிழர்களுக்கு மேலான இனப்படுகொலையை மறைக்க நினைக்கின்றது சிங்களமும் மேற்கு நாடுகளும். பல தமிழகள் more »

Tamil Diaspora Youth vow solidarity with Kurds against global injustices

The younger generation of Eezham Tamil Diaspora has expressed solidarity with the Kurds, condemning the Turkish State atrocities and the global injustices that criminalize Kurdish resistance. The U.S., NATO, and E.U. made evident, with the exclusion of the PYD from the UN hosted Syria-talks in Geneva in February, their brazen support of their regional ally more »

Black July 83 was a horrific incident but not the first pogrom

Black July 83 was a horrific incident but not the first pogrom that saw the massacre of over 3000 innocent men, women and children, on top of the 25,000+ injuries and 150,000 made homeless with an economic cost of 300 million dollars. Many integrated Tamils were forced to leave their successful businesses and careers in more »

A united fight against the oppression of Eelam Tamils in the homeland

As Tamils all over the diaspora gathered in hundreds to mark the 5th year remembrance of the Mullivaikaal massacre of May 2009, an overwhelming growth in the numbers gathered at the University of Jaffna, in the homeland, to remember and pay respects to the war dead could be witnessed. Ambitious efforts were made by the more »

As we remember #Mullivaikaal, genocide continues today…

Mullivaikal is no longer just the name of an area in Tamileelam. It now holds the memory of a horrific event that transpired during the last stages of the war, the peak of the #Tamil #genocide. Mullivaikal should have not happened. But it did. It happened while the rest of the world merely watched. Mullivaikal more »

Tamil youth across the world endorse the Eelam Tamil Sovereignty Declaration

Today Tamil Youth Organisation from the diaspora and youth movements from Tamil Nadu recognises the Sovereignty of the Eelam Tamil nation and the principles of the struggle, deliberated at the TYO UK conference. The activists reaffirmed the fundamental principles enshrined in the Vaddukoddai Declaration of 1976 and Thimpu Declaration of 1985 and adopted this declaration more »

Tamils in London protests against Australia’s detention of 46 refugees

We, as members of the British Tamil Community along with the other concerned citizens of the United Kingdom are deeply disturbed by Australia’s policy of indefinitely detaining legitimate and recognised refugees and are writing to you to express our grave concerns regarding their inhumane detention. We understand that currently more than 40 refugees face the more »