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 …

Press Releases-English

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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 …

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 …

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 …