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Women’s of Tamileelam, #IWD2016

International Women’s day They rose to protect their nation breaking social norms and customary traditions. They stood up against oppression and fought side by side with their male counterparts. They succeeded on numerous fronts showing determination, resilience and fortitude. They are the women of Tamileelam. “When we see our sisters, and mothers raped by the …

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Image building strategy for the chauvinistic Sri Lankan state by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Despite the many blunders made by the UN during the genocidal massacres, Tamils had hope in the United Nation to build the path for justice and a plausible political solution. Recent developments in the international arena continue to be profoundly disturbing. The international community seems to concern itself with the image building project of Sri …

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The 3rd Facade

Calls for an independent, international investigation into the crimes of ongoing genocide against the Eelam Tamil nation by Sri Lanka has been a constant practice of Tamils in the homeland, diaspora and Tamil Nadu for at least the past five years. Since the end of the Mullivaikkaal massacre in May 2009, the supposed ‘end’ to …

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Tamil research conference massacre -10.01.1974

Tamils were preparing on a grand scale to hold a Tamil Research conference in Jaffna during 3-10 January in 1974. The government of Sri Lanka at that time did not like holding this Tamil research conference in Jaffna. The government continued to place hurdles to the organizers in Colombo and also in Jaffna through the …

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Political Struggle

Published on Reach Magazine Vol 1 Written by Sanju Ganesan, TYOUK member Waging a national liberation struggle to secure the political aspirations of a people is not a new phenomenon. The national liberation struggle to secure the democratic rights of the Tamils in Sri Lanka started even before the country’s independence from British rule. The …