The head of a leading Tamil diaspora group says he had talks with Foreign Secretary Prasad Kariyawasam and other Foreign Ministry officials in Colombo.
Five years after the release of the Report of the Secretary General’s Panel of Experts (PoE) on Accountability in Sri Lanka, in March 2011.
Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) could revisit resolution 30/1 titled ‘Promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka’ top UN official said on Wednesday.
Former Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot Michael Wolfgang Laurence Morris, or Lord Naseby, has severely rattled the UN, relentlessly pursuing a war crimes investigation, in Sri Lanka, in accordance with Geneva Resolution 30/1, adopted on Oct. 1, 2015.
There is currently a debate about the drafting of a ‘New Constitution’ for the country among the academic community and the general public in Sri Lanka.
Fr. S.J. Emmanuel, leader of the UK based Global Tamil Forum (GTF), arrived in Sri Lanka last week on what his organisation officials describe as a “low profile” visit.
A top leader of the Tamil diaspora is in Sri Lanka for the first time since a ban on him and his organisation was lifted. Global Tamil Forum (GTF) President, Father S. J. Emmanuel had talks in Colombo and Jaffna during his visit.
தமிழ்நாட்டிலிருந்து இலங்கைக்கு தமிழக முதலமைச்சர் மாண்புமிகு மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் அவர்கள் வழங்கிய மனிதாபிமான உதவிகளையும், இலங்கை தமிழருக்கான அவர்களது தொடர்ச்சியான முயற்சிகளையும் நினைவு கூர்ந்து, மனமார்ந்த நன்றிகளையும், பாராட்டுகளையும், அவர்கள் நீடூழி காலம் வாழ வாழ்த்துக்களையும் அவர்களது பிறந்த நாளில், உலகத் தமிழர் பேரவை (GTF) தெரிவித்துக் கொள்கிறது.
In a historic decision, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, announced (Jan. 10, 2023) that Canada was imposing sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act against Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa, for gross and systematic violations of human rights during the armed conflict in Sri Lanka.
Implementing key aspects of the UNHRC Resolution 51/L1/Rev1 is crucial for promoting human rights, accountability and economic stability in Sri Lanka
Global Tamil Forum calls for a strong resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Right Council reflecting the recommendations of the High Commissioner’s Report
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) welcomes the Comprehensive Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the ‘Situation of human rights in Sri Lanka’, released on 6 September 2022 and calls upon the member countries of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to adopt a new resolution reflecting the recommendations of the report.
The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) welcomes the delisting of various Tamil diaspora organisations and individuals as an important step towards achieving improved ethnic relations and economic outcomes in Sri Lanka. However, it is disappointing that many Tamil and Muslim organisations and individuals are still on the updated list, gazetted on August 1, 2022. GTF calls on the Sri Lankan government to discontinue this shambolic process of listing and delisting entities to suit the political agenda of the time.