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1
Dec

Clarification on the Conservative Party 2019 Manifesto – Statement on page 53 about the Two State Solution

The British Tamils Forum would like to state that we are a politically neutral organisation working with cross parties to promote our values and aspirations, and also would like to impress on the entire community that we the BTF support a two-state solution. However, it has come to light that there have been some serious misrepresentations of the conservative party

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11
Aug

Tamil Diaspora Organizations Pay Homage to Smt Sushma Swaraj

President, Bharatiya Janata Party, 11 Ashoka Road, New Delhi 110001. INDIA. Dear Sir Tamil Diaspora Organizations Pay Homage to Smt Sushma Swaraj It was with great sadness and emotion that we learned of the death of former External Affairs Minister of India Hon. Sushma Swaraj, a great leader who has left a lasting impression on the people of India and

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2
Aug

Black July 1983 – 36th Year of Remembrance – 2019

Stop the Cycle of Violence and Genocide against Tamils in Sri Lanka Panel discussion by BTF in association with APPG for Tamils Black July 1983 Remembrance Day event was hosted by British Tamils Forum (BTF) in association with All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPG for Tamils), on the 23rdof July 2019 at the UK parliament’s committee room. Since its

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14
Jul

Outcome of the ‘Trinco 5’ case is emblematic of Sri Lanka not delivering justice for serious crimes committed against Tamil civilians

GENEVA, July12,2019: The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC), the British Tamils Forum (BTF), the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) and the US Tamil Action Group (USTAG) are dismayed at the reports that the thirteen Sri Lankan Special Task Force and Police personnel charged with the killing of five Tamil youths in Trincomalee on January 2, 2006 were acquitted of all charges and

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12
Jul

Common Ground Award accorded to former President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike

The 2019 Common Ground Award accorded to former President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on the 17th of June 2019 has created an uproar amongst the victimised Tamil community worldwide. Intractabilityof Sri Lanka’s ethnic conflict as it is today is a legacy of Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. Her lack of vision and unwillingness to pursue a sustainable political solution during her tenure

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19
May

Candian MP Gary Anandasangaree expresses continued commitment on 10th Year Mullivaikkal Remembrance

Elorukkum vanakkam. Good afternoon everyone. My name is Gary Anandasangaree, member of parliament for Scarborough, Rouge Park in Canada. I’m very pleased to join you for this 10th year Commemmoration of the genocide in Mullivaikkal taking place at Trafalgar Square organised by the British Tamils Forum. For the past 10 years, the tamil community around the world has been engaged

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19
May

Director of Oakland Institute, Anuradha Mittal sends message for Mullivaikkal 10 Years Commemoration

I am Anuradha Mittal, I am very sorry that I am unable to join British Tamil Forum and all of you who have gathered at Trafalgar Square to remember the horrendous crimes that were committed against the Tamils of Sri Lanka May 18th marks the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, when the Sri Lankan army indiscriminately bombed

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19
May

Navaneetham Pillai, Former High Commissioner for UNHRC sends us a kind robust message for Tamil Remembrance Day.

I welcome this opportunity to share a message of support for the remembrance event hosted by the British Tamils Forum. The event commemorates the 10th anniversary of the end of the war in Sri lanka, on 18th may 2009. It is an important reminder that although the fighting is over, the suffering of tamils in srilanka has not ended. What

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29
Apr

The APPG for Tamils held a candle vigil and prayers for the victims of Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPG for Tamils) held a candle vigil and prayers for the victims of Easter Sunday attack on 21stApril 2019. MPs from all political parties and the leader from faith groups attended the event to remember those killed in the attacks. Please follow and like us:

26
Apr

Vigil to remember the victims of bomb attack on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.

Candle vigil was held at St Paul’s Cathedral today at 5pm to remember the victims killed in Sri Lanka’s bomb attacked on Easter Sunday. This vigil was organised by the British Tamils Forum. Please follow and like us: