MILITARISATION AND LAND GRAB IN SRI LANKA
A Parallel event at the 33rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council has been organised by the Pasumai Thaayagam Foundation in association with the British Tamils Forum (BTF) and United States Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC).
Venue: Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Date: 22nd September 2016, Thursday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
- Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director, The Oakland Institute, USA
- Wes Streeting Member of Parliament (UK), Vice Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils
- Paul Scully, Member of Parliament (UK), Vice Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils
The panelists will be discussing on ongoing land grabs, proliferation of Buddhist structure in Tamil homeland in Sri Lanka and how it is used to justify continued militarisation.
For further details, see the attached flyer.