Solidarity message to Jaffna University Society. TYO condemns intimidation and harassment of the students and teachers of the Jaffna University

The Tamil Youth Organisations send their solidarity message to the Jaffna University society who have declared a two day strike commencing today, Thursday 22nd May 2014. The students and teachers of Jaffna University courageously commemorated the fifth year anniversary of the Mullivaikal massacre yesterday despite various threats from anonymous sources.  The university reopened yesterday after more »

TYOUK PR for Maaveerar Naal 2013: We will fight until an independent sovereign state of Tamil Eelam is achieved

Today, I salute the soldiers who fought for my freedom. Today, I bow to the fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who put their life on hold so I could have a better life. Today, I say thank you to the families who supported their loved ones throughout the struggle. Today as always, I more »

TYOUK strongly condemns the decision taken by the PM David Cameron, to attend the Commonwealth Summit hosted by the genocidal, chauvinist state of Sri Lanka

For Immediate Release 11th November 2013 The Tamil Youth Organisation UK strongly condemns the decision taken by the Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron, to attend the Commonwealth Summit hosted by the genocidal, chauvinist state of Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan state is known to have committed crimes of genocide on the Eelam Tamil nation since more »

TYOUK demonstrate for Students Uprising Day

The Tamil Youth Organisation United Kingdom (TYO UK), on Sunday, 23rd June 2013, commemorated the 39th death anniversary of the Jaffna student Ponnuthurai Sivakumaran. His commitment, courage and firm determination to fight for the national liberation struggle has inspired many Tamil youth around the world. For this reason the day is marked as the ‘Students more »

TYO UK condemns Sri Lankan Cricket Fans attack on Tamil Activists at the Oval cricket grounds.

18th June 2013 Sri Lankan Cricket fans attack the Tamil activists in London Tamil activists, including youth, women and children, were brutally attacked outside the Oval cricket stadium on the 17th of June 2013 during the ‘Boycott Sri Lankan Cricket’ campaign. This campaign was organised to create awareness on the on-going genocide of Eelam Tamils more »

UK University Tamil Societies and TYOUK condemn intimidation and attacks on Jaffna University Students

We, the undersigned Tamil youth and student organisations of the United Kingdom, strongly condemn the aggressive harassment and intimidation against Jaffna University students trying to remember their war dead, and the violent attacks carried out by Sri Lankan security forces on the peaceful student demonstration that followed. In an act of protest against the harassment, more »

TYO UK endorses call for an international, independent investigation into the crimes of genocide

Joining Tamil political parties and civil society activists from the North-East, Tamil diaspora organisations from around the world, and Tamil Nadu political parties and civil society activists, at the World Tamil Conference on 7th and 8th November 2012 at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, the TYO UK endorsed a resolution calling for an more »