GTF News Update – 5th November 2014

GTF logo_CICOLOMBO PAGE

Lanka shocked at actions on UN probe

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/05/lanka-shocked-at-deadline-flexibility/>

 

NEWSFIRST LANKA

This is a denial of their fundamental rights: R Sampanthan on testifying before UN Commission

<http://newsfirst.lk/english/2014/11/denying-right-testify-un-commission-inquiry-violation-fundamental-rights-r-sampanthan/61435>

 

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Travel Restrictions To The North Is Illegal: Lawyers Collective

<https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/travel-restrictions-to-the-north-is-illegal-lawyers-collective/>

 

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Sinhala Colonization Continues: Namalgama In The North

<https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/sinhala-colonization-continues-namalgama-in-the-north/>

 

LANKA SRI NEWS

TNA should be banned – Deputy Minister

<http://www.lankasrinews.com/view.php?24AMec03dOede2ZmAaa2nYAed3O5z0c2ABB244Al12236A43>

 

REUTERS  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Sri Lankan president seeks Supreme Court nod for third term

<http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/05/us-sri-lanka-politics-court-idUSKBN0IP1JR20141105?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

SC to accept submissions on 3rd term

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/05/sc-to-accept-submissions-on-3rd-term/>

 

THE ISLAND  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Government rejects SLMC demand for separate administrative districts for Muslims

<http://www.tamilguardian.com/article.asp?articleid=12774>

 

THE SUNDAY LEADER  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Seeking Answers On The Day Of The Disappeared

<http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2014/11/02/seeking-answers-on-the-day-of-the-disappeared/>

 

THE NATION  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Search teams at Koslanda face constant threats

<http://www.nation.lk/edition/latest-top-stories/item/34913-search-teams-at-koslanda-face-constant-threats.html>

 

DAILY FT  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Harsha labels Budget 2015 a flop as Govt. revises expenditure estimates

<http://www.ft.lk/2014/11/05/harsha-labels-budget-2015-a-flop-as-govt-revises-expenditure-estimates/>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Fishermen fear major loss by EU ban

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/05/fishermen-fear-major-loss-by-eu-ban/>

 

–STATEMENTS —

 

IRIN

How disaster preparation broke down in Sri Lanka

<http://reliefweb.int/report/sri-lanka/how-disaster-preparation-broke-down-sri-lanka>

 

SRI LANKA GUARDIAN

MR & Corruption

<http://www.srilankaguardian.org/2014/11/mr-corruption.html>

 

–PARLIAMENT–

 

UK PARLIAMENT

Questions on asylum and Sri Lanka by Gareth Thomas MP (Labour)

<http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2014-10-30.212723.h&s=sri+lanka>

<http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2014-10-30.212654.h&s=sri+lanka>

<http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2014-10-30.212653.h&s=sri+lanka>

 

–EVENTS–

 

AUSTRALIA TAMIL CONGRESS (ATC)

ATC has joined the Indian Australian Community Foundation (IACF) as a Reception Partner for the Community Reception to welcome India’s Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

The event will be held on Monday, November 17 at Allphones Arena, Sydney. Doors open at 4.30 pm.

For further information about how to apply for tickets, please visit:

 

–WEBSITE–

 

Global Tamil Forum is pleased to announce our newly redesigned and relaunched website is now online. For up-to-date information on our work, please visit: www.globaltamilforum.org.

 

–COURSES–

 

SCHOOLOF AFRICAN AND ORIENTAL STUDIES – UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Introduction to Tamil Course

<https://www.soas.ac.uk/languagecentre/languages/tamil/tamil-beginners-course.html>