Analysis and Advocacy

Commentators begin to question the ethics of England playing Sri Lanka

The spotlight on Sri Lanka’s grim reality has led to UK journalists and commentators questioning whether it is right to be playing cricket with Sri Lanka Channel 4 news – ‘England cricket team takes on Sri Lanka amid controversy’ – 25/06/11 http://www.channel4.com/news/england-cricket-team-takes-on-sri-lanka-amid-controversy Andy Bull –  The Guardian – ‘A Sri Lankan Scandal’ – 21/06/11 http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2011/jun/21/the-spin-sanath-jayasuriya-england more »

Press Releases-English

test Press Release

The national flags of Tamil Eelam and Sri Lanka were amongst forty paraded Saturday in Germany’s biggest stadium, the Westfalenstadion, before a football match between champions Borussia Dortmund and FC Nuremberg. Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany’s most successful football clubs, organised the parade of flags representing the nationalities of its players and supporters to demonstrate more »

Arts and Culture

Tamils to commemorate and honour fallen heroes by pinning a Karthigai Poo to their hearts.

November 12th 2011 Toronto – The Karthigai Poo pin modeled after the Gloriosa Lily (Botanical name – Liliaceae Glory lily), the national flower of Tamileelam has been released by the Tamil Youth Organization to symbolize and mark the month of November. The month of November is a tribute to our martyrs, and their immense sacrifice more »

Education and Career Development

Tamil youth promote higher education in Leicester

British Tamil youth hold Higher Education and Careers Convention in Leicester on Saturday 29th October 2011. The event was organised by TYO-UK in collaboration with Leicester Tamil Student Union. Following the success of TYO-UK’s first convention, held in London earlier this year, Tamil school children and parents living in the midlands had approached the organisers requesting a more »

Education and Career Development

Careers fair praised on both sides of the table

As part of the its defining goal of ‘empowering the Tamil youth’, the TYO (Tamil Youth Organisation) organised a higher education and careers convention in West London on Saturday afternoon. The 4-hour event which hosted recruitment and careers stalls from employers and leading universities, as well as running workshops in interview skills, revision technique and more »

Analysis and Advocacy

Boycott campaign continues in London

Groups of protestors outside retailers and business in Britain are not unusual. Most recently UK-Uncut activists launched a wave of sit-ins in and around corporations associated with tax dodging. That campaign turn on consumers not wishing to put money into pockets of those they believe are behaving unethically or exploitatively. Amidst other campaigns-through-consumer, Tamil activists more »