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 […]

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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PEARL’s News Update 02 November 2018

    Students at the University of Jaffna held a memorial service to mark ten years since the death of former student union leader Sellathurai Purusothaman, who was killed along with another Tamil youth. He was one of the many activists killed as the ceasefire broke down (Photo: Tamil Guardian)         PEARL’s […]