Hunger Strike

FRIDAY 13th – Diaspora and Tamil political parties call for Hunger Strike.

12th November 2015 // 0 Comments

Tamil politicians and family members of those detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) took part in a public protest on 07 November outside the Mallavi Sivan Temple in Mullaitivvu calling for the immediate release of Tamil political prisoners. It was the date President Maithiri promised to release all the Tamil Prisoners but Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinge  has stopped the release has he wanted to show President Maithiri that Prime Minister was more powerful than the President. The Tamil National Alliance and the Tamil National Peoples Front (TNPF) have called for hartals in Jaffna, Killinochchi and Vavuniya on Friday November 13 to demand for the release of Tamil political prisoners. The TNPF leader Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam called for the shutting down of all shops, schools, universities […]