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Credibility Of The UNHRC Has Been Put At Stake By Sri Lanka: Tamil Civil Society, Trade Unions And Political Parties

Credibility Of The UNHRC Has Been Put At Stake By Sri Lanka: Tamil Civil Society, Trade Unions And Political Parties

The credibility of the UNHRC has been put at stake by Sri Lanka and the UNHRC must respond strongly, Tamil Civil Society Organisations, Political Parties and Trade Unions have said today. We publish below the Joint Appeal by Tamil Civil Society Organisations, Political Parties and Trade Unions – 09 March 2017: When Resolution 30/1 was passed by […]

FUTA Temporarily And Conditionally Suspends Trade Union Action

The two-day token strike launched by the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) has been temporarily and conditionally suspended at the end of the first day (March 8, 2017) due to the positive written response received by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on behalf of the Government, says the Secretary of the FUTA, Prof. Arjuna Parakrama. […]

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Solidifying Legitimacy For An Independent Tamil Eelam

By Usha S Sri-Skanda Rajah – TGTE’s intervention, challenging Sri Lanka’s 6th Amendment at the UN Human Rights Committee would have the necessary effect, regardless of Sri Lanka’s response and the likelihood of it citing sovereignty issues – the usual lame excuse that it hides under. The observations and recommendations the UN body could make […]

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Batakotte (Vadukoddai) Resolution Written By Jaffna Pinocchios

By H. L. D. Mahindapala – Starting from the Dutch period to modern times, the Jaffna Tamil leadership, which consisted exclusively of the Vellalas, relied entirely on two fundamental ideologies to retain their power and privileges in the peninsula. Both ruling ideologies were defined in two separate documents. First was the Tesawalamai codified by Class […]

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