14th April 2016

AIADMK, DMK as well as the Congress were corrupt parties says BJP

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India’s ruling BJP says it ensured that the death penalty given to five fishermen in Sri Lanka was not carried out. BJP President Amit Shah also claimed that due to the steps taken by the Modi Government, the firing at Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy had stopped. Interestingly that’s all they had achieved since they came to power regarding the Sri Lankan Tamils. The Sri Lankan government refused to implement the 13th amentmend to give some rights to the Tamil community in Sri Lanka, as agreed between the two countries. Modi government are unable to pressure the Sri Lankan government due to fear of Sri Lanka taking sides with China. The Indian Congress government helped Sri Lankan forces kill more than 40,000 Tamil […]

Uphold national unity by joining hands – Opposition Leader – See more at: http://www.adaderana.lk/news/34900/uphold-national-unity-by-joining-hands-opposition-leader#sthash.MFXfdOqT.dpuf

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During the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, I urge everyone of you to uphold national unity by joining hands to strengthen relationships and foster harmony between the different communities, Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan said in a New Year message. The message:   “I would like to extend my warmest greetings to all those celebrating the Sinhala and Tamil and New Year in Sri Lanka and overseas.   The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is not merely a celebration. Rather, it is a national festival that has deep roots in our culture and traditions. The Sinhala and Tamil New Year is also a symbol of unity as it brings together people, irrespective of race, caste, or creed in national celebration.   However, while I encourage all […]

Maithri-Vigneswaran to have crucial talks!

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President Maithripala Sirisena and north chief minister C.V. Vigneswaran will have a crucial meeting on April 18 to discuss problems in the province and other related political matters, say government sources. Speaking to the media in Jaffna, Vigneswaran has said he hoped the meeting would result in an end to land-grabbing in the north for government purposes.  He said he has been asked to come to Colombo to discuss the matter with the president and the prime minister. Vigneswaran said he believed the president who has previously said that civilian land in the north would not be taken over. Despite claims by the government and the military over the media that there was no land-grabbing, Vigneswaran claimed southern fishermen were being settled in Mullaitivu, Kokilai […]

UK Labour Party is committed to helping the Tamil people achieve their “justice, their self-expression and their self-determination” -says Jeremy Corbyn MP of UK

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(Lanka-e-News- 13.April.2016, 11.30PM) The UK Labour Party has reaffirmed its strongest possible support for the Tamil people, both in the UK and in Sri Lanka, at a packed Tamils for Labour event in the Houses of Parliament in UK Almost 200 members of the Tamil community attended a meeting hosted by the Vice Chair of the Tamil All Party Parliamentary Group (APPGt), Joan Ryan MP, on Monday 11th April, which was addressed by leading figures within the Labour Party, including the Leader – Jeremy Corbyn MP, Shadow Chancellor – John McDonnell MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary – Hilary Benn MP and the Senior Vice Chair of the APPGt – Siobhain McDonagh. In a wide ranging speech discussing human rights abuses, war crimes accountability, and the need […]