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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.