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Archive for March, 2017

The High Commissioner reports that Sri Lanka’s implementation of resolution 30/1 is ‘worryingly slow.’

“The government’s failure to deliver results is eroding the trust of Tamils and other communities,” said Ravi Kumar, General Secretary of BTF. “It’s breeding disillusionment as to whether there will ever be accountability. The government of Sri Lanka, by cosponsoring the resolution, confirms once again its commitment to fully implement all obligations in resolution 30/1. The international community should not settle for anything less.”

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காலத்தை இழுத்தடிக்க முடியாது!

இலங்கையில் தமிழ் மக்களுக்கு எதிரான மனித உரிமைகள் மீறலை முடிவுக்கு கொண்டுவந்து, பொறுப்புக் கூறல் மற்றும் நல்லிணக்கம் தொடர்பில் காத்திரமான நடவடிக்கைகளை மேற்கொள்ளுமாறு தமிழ் சமூகம் அழைப்பு விடுகின்றது.

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No Time to Spare: Tamil Community Calls for Concrete Action on Accountability, Reconciliation and End to Human Rights Abuses in Sri Lanka.

(Geneva – 23 March 2017) Today the Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution on Sri Lanka. The United States Political Action Council (USTPAC), British Tamils Forum (BTF), and Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) again call upon the government of Sri Lanka, with the engagement of the international community, to fully implement the commitments made in the October 2015 Council resolution 30/1. These commitments, including for accountability and political reform, are reaffirmed in today’s resolution.

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Our people and our nation deserve genuine #Accountability & #Justice.

Don’t forget our courageous brothers and sisters who gave their life for our motherland. If we are sincere, sacrifice our sleep, sacrifice our comforts, sacrifice our enjoyment, at least sacrifice small things, don’t put the blame conveniently on others, don’t try to find fault in other organisations, don’t point our fingers on anyone and say traitors, because none of us qualify to do that.

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