Sri Lankan Buddhists Burn Muslim Flag by Suren Surendiran

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28 April 2012

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28 April 2012

Global Tamil Forum stands in solidarity with the Muslims in Sri Lanka

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) strongly condemns the Sri Lankan Government’s complicity in the orders for the removal of the Muslim mosque in Dambulla, central Sri Lanka. GTF is profoundly disturbed by the attacks on the mosque by a minority, yet in their thousands as reported, of extremist Sri Lankan Buddhists led by monks on 20 April 2012, calling for its destruction claiming it was constructed illegally.

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Global Tamil Forum on UN resolution on Sri Lanka

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24 March 2012

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24 March 2012

Global Tamil Forum on UN resolution on Sri Lanka

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) commends the passing of the UN resolution on Sri Lanka, at the current Human Rights Council (HRC) session in Geneva, as a crucial first step towards accountability and justice for victims on the island. Tamils all over the world are thankful to the United States for spearheading the initiative and to all those who have made this first meaningful step possible.

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Global Tamil Forum on the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

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3 March 2012

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3 March 2012

A true international effort, with the backing of key regional Governments, will bring real accountability for war crimes and reconciliation between communities in the island of Sri Lanka.

The United Nations Human Rights Council which is in session in Geneva right now presents a great opportunity for the international community to address the issues of accountability, for the alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed by both sides during the final stages of the war in Sri Lanka.

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Global Tamil Forum on Government of Sri Lanka and Tamil National Alliance ‘Talks’

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14 January 2012

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14 January 2012

Global Tamil Forum on Government of Sri Lanka and Tamil National Alliance ‘Talks’

In the history of political societies, there are times, which come very rarely, when individuals, groups, organisations and peoples in general within it are required to shed their differences and connect one with another, united to repel the aggressive forces threatening their existence in order to promote the general good of society. Continue reading

Tamil APPG and Global Tamil Forum Parliamentary Reception Rallies Support For Truth and Justice In Sri Lanka + Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields

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7 July, 2011

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July 6th 2011

TAMIL APPG AND GLOBAL TAMIL FORUM PARLIAMENTARY RECEPTION RALLIES SUPPORT FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE IN SRI LANKA

A packed reception in the British Parliament on July 5th highlighted the level of support amongst parliamentarians and key decision-makers for truth, accountability and justice in Sri Lanka.

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Global Tamil Forum formerly met with Senior Civil Servants at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London

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7 May, 2011

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As part of bringing awareness to the current plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka and the wider engagement of governments around the world, the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) met with senior civil servants at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, yesterday.

Mr. Andrew Patrick, Director for South Asia, Deputy Director William Middleton and Ms. Christine McNeill, the Head of Sri Lanka Desk at the FCO were met by the GTF delegation lead by its President Rev. Father S.J.Emmanuel, members of British Tamils Forum (BTF), British Tamil Conservatives (BTC) and Tamils for Labour.

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