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GTF dismayed at delay to ensure accountability in Sri Lanka14 August 2017

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) is dismayed that more than eight years after the end of war, Sri Lanka has yet to demonstrate that it is genuinely committed to addressing the accountability issues occurred during the brutal armed conflict.

GTF complains of delay in addressing accountability issues by govt13 August 2017

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) expressed dismay Saturday that more than eight years after the end of war, "Sri Lanka has yet to demonstrate that it is genuinely committed to addressing the accountability issues occurred during the brutal armed conflict.

GLOBAL TAMILS FOR UNITED LANKA22 July 2017

Recently a group of members of the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) comprised of 17 medical professionals from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the United States, France, Germany, Norway and Bahrain, over the course of nine days.

Lanka sledgehammered by UN18 July 2017

Ben Emmerson, QC, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, while countering terrorism, is fully cognizant of Sri Lanka’s long and complex history of ethnic tensions and the tremendous security challenges this has generated.

GTF conducts medical relief camps in flood-affected south16 July 2017

The UK headquartered Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has for the first time organized a medical relief operation in the south with the participation of Sarvodaya.

GTF Medical Professionals Assist Flood Victims15 July 2017

17 medical professionals of SL origin who are members of the GTF from the UK, Aus, Canada, Norway, the US, France, Bahrain and Germany worked in partnership with the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement,  alongside local doctors.

Government reaches out to leading Tamil diaspora group14 July 2017

The Government hailed the assistance given by the Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a leading Tamil diaspora group, for the families affected by the recent floods in Sri Lanka.

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A webinar with former top UN and US officials and Sri Lankan participants calls for a strong UNHRC resolution - Warning that UN failure on Sri Lanka could spur worldwide pandemic of impunity.14 February 2021

A webinar with former top UN and US officials and Sri Lankan participants calls for a strong UNHRC resolution

Warning that UN failure on Sri Lanka could spur worldwide pandemic of impunity, panellists emphasized the need to act on the UN High Commissioner’s recommendations

LIVE WEBINAR Co-hosted by GTF - Feb 12, 202107 February 2021

Sri Lanka: Quest for Justice, Rule of Law & Democratic Rights

Now Live - https://fb.watch/3CfeE5SEI6/

Friday, February 12th 2021:
Time:
8:30am (EST);
1:30pm (GMT);
2:30pm (CET);
7:00pm (IST);
12.30am (AEDT) (Saturday)

India insists meaningful devolution must include the 13th Amendment - GTF07 January 2021

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) wholeheartedly welcomes the statement by Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (Jan.6, 2021) that “it is in Sri Lanka’s own interest that the expectations of the Tamil people, for equality, justice, peace and dignity, within a united Sri Lanka are fulfilled.”

Sri Lanka’s mandatory cremation policy is playing politics with the dead25 December 2020

While appreciating Sri Lanka’s relative success with the management of COVID-19, the Global Tamil Forum (GTF) would like to express its strong condemnation of the mandatory cremation of all dead bodies suspected to have been infected with the coronavirus, and calls upon the leaders of all communities to do all they can to have this irrational and discriminatory government policy reversed.

Global Tamil Forum on the Parliamentary Election Outcomes in Sri Lanka08 August 2020

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) congratulates the election officials, all winning and losing candidates, as well as all citizens of the country for having been part of a relatively peaceful election process, even in the midst of the global pandemic.