Tamil protesters block downtown Toronto highway

[ CBC ] About 2,000 Tamil Canadians, upset over the civil war in their native Sri Lanka, shut down both lanes of a downtown Toronto highway Sunday evening. For several months, Tamil Canadians and their supporters have been holding protests in Toronto and Ottawa to demonstrate against violence in northern Sri Lanka. They’re calling for […]

Thousands protest Tamil ‘genocide’

[Toronto Star] Sharannya Mohan looked back and forth on Front St. As far as she could see, Tamils stood shoulder to shoulder denouncing what they call genocide in Sri Lanka. “We can’t all be terrorists,” the 21-year-old York University student said with a twisted smile. Thousands of Tamils from across greater Toronto, a crowd estimated […]