Remembering India’s crimes against Tamils: The Valvettithurai Massacre

Remembering India’s crimes against Tamils: The Valvettithurai Massacre The information on this page was largely compiled from information put together by Nadarajah Anantharajah, the then-secretary of the Citizen Committee Valvettithurai and a survivor of the IPKF massacre. He was detained for two days and severely beaten by the IPKF. His meticulous documentation, including written affidavits…

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In Solidarity with those affected by recent events

We the undersigned Tamil civil society organizations unequivocally condemn the horrific Easter Sunday attacks which took more than two hundred and fifty lives, and also express our wholehearted solidarity and support to our Christian communities, targeted in this cowardly act of violence by extremists. We stand with the Christian people, as members, as allies, as…

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PEARL Demands Justice for Genocide Against Tamils

(Washington, D.C.; December 10, 2018)—Following yesterday’s International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, PEARL remembers the victims of Sri Lanka’s genocide against the Tamil people and demands justice. Sri Lanka’s “slow genocide” against the Tamil people started in 1948, when Sri…

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PEARL’s News Update 12 November 2018

    The annual tree planting drive in the Northern Province to honor fallen LTTE cadres was marked with a cultural programme and an exhibition in Jaffna on Saturday. Former CM Wigneswara and Tamil Nadu politico Thirumavalavan  attended the event. The annual Tamil Remembrance Day falls on November 27 (Photo: Tamil Guardian)         PEARL’s…

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