Monthly Archives: February 2016

Convicted for backing Tigers

Convicted for backing Tigers

The 53-year-old German national, identified only as Yogendran G. by the court in the northern city of Hamburg, was convicted of having raised funds in Germany from 2007-2009 for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The LTTE committed a string of attacks against civilian …

‘Neo-Fascists’ oppose closer ties with India

‘Neo-Fascists’ oppose closer ties with India

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has criticised “neo-fascists” in Sri Lanka for opposing closer ties with India. Pointing out that there were certain “misguided Sinhalese Buddhists of this country who wear their ethnicity and religion on their sleeve,” Mr. Samaraweera said that instead of being grateful to India for having given …

TPC calls for federalism

TPC calls for federalism

The Tamil People’s Council, a forum of different Tamil political parties and groups, has proposed that Sri Lanka be converted into a federal republic. It has also suggested that a state of emergency be declared in the event of any State seeking to secede itself …

Finding a Political Solution to the National Question

Finding a Political Solution to the National Question

Tamil People’s Council Report of the Sub-Committee on Finding a Political Solution to the National Question. Tamil People’s Council (TPC) in its Report has emphasised that a pre-constitutional agreement, underwritten by a third party ( US/India or the UN), in the form of a treaty is …