GLOBAL TAMIL FORUM

Committed to non-violence. Seeks lasting peace in Sri Lanka, based on justice, reconciliation & negotiated political settlement.
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Latest Press Release

Global Tamil Forum urges UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call to closely monitor Sri Lankan compliance with the resolution of 201509 March 2017

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) welcomes High Commissioner Zeid’s report on Sri Lanka released on 3 March in Geneva. We commend the High Commissioner and his office for their forthright and thorough assessment, and concur with their observation that ‘stronger, tangible results needed to be forthcoming without further delay to prevent any further dissipation of hard-earned trust.’

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OISL Report

Report of the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka (OISL) 16th September 2015

Report Of The OHCHR Investigation On Sri Lanka OISL

In Resolution 25/1, adopted in March 2014, the Human Rights Council requested the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to “undertake a comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of human rights and related crimes by both parties in Sri Lanka during the period covered by the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) and to establish the facts and circumstances of such alleged violations and of the crimes perpetrated with a view to avoiding impunity and ensuring accountability, with assistance from relevant experts and special procedures mandate holders”.

GTF in the Media

GTF wants UN rights body to closely monitor Sri Lanka10 March 2017

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) today welcomed the report on Sri Lanka by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights backed the observation that ‘stronger, tangible results needed to be forthcoming without further delay to prevent any further dissipation of hard-earned trust.’

GTF wants world to tighten leash on Sri Lanka pertaining to UNHRC resolution of 201510 March 2017

Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has urged the UN Human Rights Council to evolve a resolution in keeping with High Commissioner Zeid Hussein’s call for closely monitoring Sri Lank’s compliance with the resolution of 2015.

GTF And Government To Work Together06 March 2017

The government and the Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a powerful Tamil diaspora group based in London, are to work together to address the Tamil issue.

Rupavahini Interview

Suren Surendiran (GTF) on Sri Lankan National Television Rupavahini News

26 September 2015

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