Tamil Diaspora demonstrate in Geneva

Tamil Diaspora demonstrateTamils from across Europe demonstrated in Geneva on 15 September 2014, demanding justice against genocide and a referendum on independence, organised by the Tamil Coordinating Committee (TCC).

The demonstrators carried banners and placards decrying the military occupation of the North-East and stating “Our Homeland Tamil Eelam” and “Tamil sovereignty cannot be compromised!”, diaspora Tamils marched through the city, past the Palais des Nations where the UN Human Rights Council’s 27th session is currently taking place.

The demonstrators also commemorated the 27th anniversary of the death of Lt. Col. Thileepan who which falls on  September 26th. Thileepan  fasted to death on  appealing to the Indian government to honour pledges made to the Tamil people.beginning his fast unto death.

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