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Sri Lanka must be ‘free from inappropriate influences from the military’ - Ahead of leadership ...

Tamil Guardian 18 Aug 2022
The resolution, however, has been seen by many Tamil activists and human rights campaigners as falling short of delivering on justice and as a “time-buying exercise” ... Read more on the relationship between the British Conservative Party and Tamils below.. Boris Johnson – A look at his record on Sri Lanka and British Tamils.
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Rishi Sunak speaks on curbing Sri Lanka's military and justice for 'pain of 2009'

Tamil Guardian 18 Aug 2022
... Sri Lankan officials just as the UK has on Russians, in a meeting with British Tamil conservatives earlier today ... The resolution, however, has been seen by many Tamil activists and human rights campaigners as falling short of delivering on justice and as a “time-buying exercise”.
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Selfish and cynical – Sri Lanka lifts ban on some Tamils but many more remain barred

Tamil Guardian 17 Aug 2022
“This is clearly a cynical move by Ranil Wickremesinghe’s government to try and appease the international community ahead of what will be a very difficult session at the UN Human Rights Council,” said Radha*, a British Tamil activist who has worked closely with several of the organisations, including those who remain proscribed.
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Selfish and cynical – Sri Lanka lifts ban on some Tamils but many more remain banned

Tamil Guardian 17 Aug 2022
“This is clearly a cynical move by Ranil Wickremesinghe’s government to try and appease the international community ahead of what will be a very difficult session at the UN Human Rights Council,” said Radha*, a British Tamil activist who has worked closely with several of the organisations, including those who remain proscribed.
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The police ‘laughed and mocked me’ – British national details her harrowing experience of sexual ...

Tamil Guardian 17 Aug 2022
In a post on Instagram, British activist and tourist, Kayleigh Fraser, details a harrowing experience of sexual assault and an attempted cover-up by Sri Lanka police ... The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) detailed continued cases of abduction, torture and rape in Sri Lanka with the victims being Tamil activists.
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Sri Lanka’s TID interrogates Tamil activist in Colombo

Tamil Guardian 16 Aug 2022
Sri Lanka’s anti-terrorism police interrogated Tamil activist V S Sivakaran for over 4 hours at their headquarters in Colombo this week, as the security ...
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Sick elephant stranded in water body, TN-Kerala foresters lock horns over treatment

DNA India 16 Aug 2022
According to a wildlife activist, ... Though it appears that Kerala was not keen to provide treatment to the elephant, the activist wants Tamil Nadu Forest Department to take care of the animal.
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Will the Bengaluru ethos survive?As the hub for the three branches of the state government, ...

Deccan Herald 14 Aug 2022
Following the changed demographic profile of the city, which has brought more Hindi into the air, the language activists’ attention, which was previously fastened on the new Tamil migrants in the city, is now turned towards Hindi speakers.
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'The Legend' actor Saravanan shares throwback clicks with late actor Vivek

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022
The Tamil science fiction film ‘The Legend’ starring Saravanan Arul and Urvashi Rautela was released in ... Vivek’s demise came as a huge loss to Kollywood as well as Tamil Nadu, as he was not only an ace actor but also a responsible citizen, a social activist and an environmentalist.
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Free bus rides for women not freebie, but revolution: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022
“I wish that in the future there should not be any differentiation like developed and backward districts in Tamil ... The commission should get to know the opinions and suggestions given by scholars and social activists of other states about the schemes of the Tamil Nadu government.
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Showdown at the Mansion Gates: How Sri Lankans Rose Up to Dethrone a Dynasty

Indian Express 13 Aug 2022
Read .M K Stalin urges Centre to get Tamil Nadu fishermen released from Sri Lanka ... The United Nations estimates that as many as 40,000 Tamil civilians were killed in the final months of the civil war alone ... “People now openly talk about equality,” said Weerasingham Velusamy, a protester and a Tamil activist who works as a gender equality consultant.
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Tamil Nadu CM Stalin stresses on uniform growth of all districts

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022
CHENNAI ... “I wish that in the future there should not be a difference between developed and backward districts in Tamil Nadu,” he said, while addressing the third SPC meeting in Chepauk ... The SPC should get to know the opinions and suggestions given by scholars and social activists of other states about the schemes of the Tamil Nadu government ... .
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The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka review – life after death in Sri Lanka

The Observer 09 Aug 2022
Photos that could stop wars.” He has shot “the government minister who looked on while the savages of ’83 torched Tamil homes and slaughtered the occupants”, and taken “portraits of disappeared journalists and vanished activists, bound and gagged and dead in custody”.
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TS, AP fare poorly on disabled-friendly public buses; some states do not have them at all

The Siasat Daily 09 Aug 2022
Hyderabad ... The case with buses of the APSRTC is similar ... A step in this direction was taken after Vaishnavi Jayakumar, a disabled rights activist, moved the Madras High Court, challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to procure only 10% of new bus procurements which are low floor for Chennai’s Metropolitan Transport Corporation ... .
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‘A moment of opportunity’: fall of Sri Lankan president raises victims’ hopes

The Observer 31 Jul 2022
... begun vocally pushing for investigations to look beyond financial crime and extend to Rajapaksa’s persecution of the Tamil and Muslim minorities, who are mainly concentrated in Sri Lanka’s northern and eastern provinces, as well as activists, journalists and political opponents.

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