August 8, 2009 Comments Off on Boycott Sri Lankan sports, Tamils urge
Toronto Sun : Boycott Sri Lankan sports, Tamils urge
New Zealand should scrap its friendly cricket tour of Sri Lanka.
Indeed, Tamil protesters are now calling for a worldwide boycott of Sri Lankan sports and products until alleged human rights abuses end.
A small group of Tamil protesters yesterday held a subdued vigil outside the Sutton Place Hotel, where New Zealand maintained a consulate facility, to protest the Blackcaps elite cricket team playing Sri Lanka’s team.
Protesters say there should be an international boycott of Sri Lanka, until at least human-rights organizations and non-governmental organizations can enter camps to ensure those displaced during the civil war are well and sent home.
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February 22, 2009 Comments Off on Tamils Rally Worldwide
Associated Press – Tamil protesters march to embassies
February 6, 2009 Comments Off on SL Rejects Int'l Calls for Ceasefire
Despite calls from the UN, human rights groups, governments and even the Pope, the SL regime has rejected calls for a ceasefire.
The International Community’s calls are falling on deaf ears! Or rather, arrogant cruel racist inhumane ears…
February 5, 2009 Comments Off on NZ Foreign Minister wants ceasefire
Both sides of the Sri Lankan civil war must agree to a ceasefire and return to negotiations for the sake of their own people, Foreign Minister Murray McCully said today.
“On the eve of Sri Lankan Independence Day celebrations, New Zealand supports the United States and other nations in calling for an end to the fighting so that a lasting solution can be found,” Mr McCully said.