GTF has been exploring its legal options and will be taking the necessary steps in the coming weeks.
Many countries have come out publicly through formal statements, through formal meetings and some even in their respective parliaments have stated that they do not recognise this ban.
A letter received by a member organisation ATC from Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Canadian Government Press Release
The UK Government Minister with responsibility for Sri Lanka, Rt. Hon Mr Hugo Swire MP, states that the proscription of Tamil diaspora organisations and individuals by the Sri Lankan authorities is “not conducive to a successful reconciliation process” and, once again, raises “serious concerns about respect for human rights in Sri Lanka”.
The Minister’s answers to questions posed by Mr Virendra Sharma MP, can be found here:
The US Assistant Secretary State Biswal holds extensive talks with Tamil groups affiliated to banned groups, …..
Questions relating to the TNA Statement can be directed to Mr M A Sumanthiran MP.