Tamil Information Centre
User Name:   
Password:   
  Remember Me  
Sign up  |  Forget password
Home   
Search
    Contact us
Search
Search Keyword:
Search Only:
Publication: TIC condemns Targeting Civilians and impunity
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) is extremely concerned that the escalating violence may affect the ceasefire and irretrievably damage the peace process in Sri Lanka. The TIC is shocked that the Sri Lankan government took the decision, following the suicide attack at the Army headquarters in Colombo, to launch air strikes on 26 April 2006 on civilian targets in Trincomalee District.
Read more...
Publication: TIC condemns abduction of TRO Workers
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) is extremely concerned over the abduction yesterday (30 January 2006) of five staff members of the Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), who were travelling to Vavuniya from Batticaloa in Sri Lanka. The abduction took place near Welikande, an area under the control of the government security forces. The offence against civilians involved in relief and rehabilitation is a serious development and the TIC believes that this is a crime against humanity.
Read more...
Publication: The UN Human Rights Council must ensure Sri Lankan State's human rights responsibility and accountability
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The 27 January 2003 report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Continuing Dialogue on the Measures to Promote and Consolidate Democracy, says that the way to build a real participatory democracy is that the system of governance must be characterized by the rule of law in conformity with human rights standards, including the right to development. A strong and independent judiciary is absolutely essential for the protection of basic human rights and, indeed, for the preservation of democracy. States bear ultimate responsibility as guarantors of democracy, human rights and rule of law.
Read more...
Publication: The UK government must review their position on Sri Lanka
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) has urged the British Home Minister to review UK's position on Sri Lanka and stop all involuntary return of the Tamil asylum seekers in view of the human security concerns and the worsening human rights situation in the island.
Read more...
Publication: The demise of a leader of the Tamil national struggle
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
It is with profound sadness that we record the death of Anton Stanislaus Balasingham, the political advisor and chief negotiator of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who passed away in London this afternoon. He suffered from diabetes for many years and was recently diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease and terminal cancer.
Read more...
Publication: Tamils of Sri Lanka: The quest for human dignity
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
After a four-year ceasefire between the Sri Lankan government and theLiberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the failure of the governmentto effectively address the substantive political issues such asdevolution that would smooth the way for a peaceful settlement to theconflict, its preoccupation with retaining power and undermining anymeasure that will recognize the rights of the Tamil people, are leadingthe island dangerously close to resumption of war.
Read more...
Publication: Sri Lanka-Urgent inquiry needed into civilian killings
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The attack on a bus in Anuradhapura District on 15 June 2006, killing and wounding innocent civilians is a reprehensible crime. In this attack near the town of Kebitigollewa, 64 people are reported killed and over 50 injured. Similar claymore mine attacks have killed civilians in the past in the Kebetigollawe area.
Read more...
Publication: Sri Lanka-Urgent action needed for protection from abduction and enforced disappearances
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) is distressed by the accounts of ‘disappearances’ it continues to receive. The public security situation in Sri Lanka has deteriorated considerably in recent times with increasing death threats, sinister abductions and disappearances in many parts of the island. Such intimidation by state agencies in the Jaffna peninsula and other areas has led to a heightened sense of fear, frustration and anger.
Read more...
Publication: Sri Lanka civil society organisations call for investigative mechanism and punishment of perpetrators
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
Several Sri Lankan community and human rights organisations met at the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) in Colombo on 12 June 2006 and held discussions on the massacre of civilians at Allaipiddi on Kayts Island on 13 May 2006 and the other killings that are continuing unabated.
Read more...
Publication: Sri Lanka Army Target Jaffna Judge
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
Sri Lankan soldiers attempted to shoot Jaffna Additional Magistrate Srinithi Nanthasekaran in Jaffna on 9 March 2006.
Read more...
Publication: Saverimuthu Stanislaus- An Appreciation-The death of a dedicated worker and a good friend
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
We are greatly saddened by the death today of Saverimuthu Stanislaus, the Chair of the South London Tamil Welfare Group. The passing away of Mr Stanislaus has deprived the Tamils of a person dedicated to the cause of the refugees and the welfare of the Tamil community in Britain.
Read more...
Publication: Presidential Directives inadequate for safety of people in custody of law enforecement agencies
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse issued directives on 5 July 2006, for the protection of people detained under Emergency Regulations (ERs) of August 2005 or the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).
Read more...
Publication: LTTE's intolerance towards Muslims in the northeast only serves divisive politics
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
A spirit of traditional tolerance and harmonious coexistence of different ethnic and religious groups existed in the northeast region of Sri Lanka for a very long time. The multicultural, multiethnic heritage has been subjected to severe strain in recent times resulting in breakdown of trust, friendship, solidarity and mutual understanding.
Read more...
Publication: Investigative mechanism critical for ending impunity over human rights violations
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) is shocked and concerned over the gruesome massacre and other killings of civilians on Kayts Island, west of the Jaffna peninsula, on 13 May 2006. Information from TIC sources indicates that the Sri Lankan navy from the naval base on Mandaitivu Island was responsible for the murders.
Read more...
Publication: Discussions on human rights and humanitarian issues in Geneva
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) welcomes the peace talks between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) scheduled to take place in Geneva on 28 and 29 October 2006. The TIC urges the two parties to discuss issues that matter most to the people in the north-east. We believe that without resolving these urgent issues, it would be difficult for both parties to have extensive discussions on the political solution, as these issues would remain as obstacles to fruitful negotiations as experience has shown.
Read more...
Publication: Demist of a Great Scholar and Veteran Tamil writer- Alosious Jeyaraj Canagaratna
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
It is with immense sadness we record the death of A J Canagaratna popularly known as AJ, the distinguished Tamil veteran writer, scholar and translator who had done much to bring world literature to a whole range of people and groups in Sri Lanka, including university students, social workers, political activists and militant movements.
Read more...
Publication: Call for an independent inquiry into the killing of aid workers - A step in the right direction
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) condemns all forms of violence against humanitarian workers and urges the Sri Lankan government and the international community to ensure that perpetrators of crimes against such workers are found and punished.
Read more...
Publication: Assassination of Nadarajah Raviraj
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) condemns the assassination of Jaffna District Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj today. The assassination is another in a series of cold-blooded murders targeting prominent members of the Tamil community who publicize human rights violations against the Tamil people. The assassins wore police uniforms and emptied the entire magazine of a T-56 rifle into the car which he was driving, to make sure that he would not survive.
Read more...
Publication: Announcement of the death of Sithampari Pushparajah
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
We are deeply saddened to learn of death of Sithampari Pushparajah on 10 March 2006. Pushparajah was a founder member of Manavar Peravai. He had been a relentless, selfless and vigourous participant all through his life in the struggle for Tamil rights and social justice, in particular for the interests of the exploited, down trodden and the oppressed. He was the author of the book "My Witness on Eelam fight", which he wrote while living in exile in France.
Read more...
Publication: Agni Subramaniam Acquitted
Posted Date: 21/04/2013 (Sunday)
The Tamil Information Centre (TIC) is delighted that Agni Subramaniam, the indefatigable defender of human rights has been acquitted of all charges by a judicial Magistrates Court in Tamil Nadu today. Mr Subramaniam was arrested in January 2000, after he agreed with expatriates Tamils in Canada to distribute humanitarian aid to Tamil refugees.
Read more...

[First Page] [Previous] Showing page 290 of 329 pages [Next] [Last Page]

 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20 
 21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40 
 41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60 
 61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   71   72   73   74   75   76   77   78   79   80 
 81   82   83   84   85   86   87   88   89   90   91   92   93   94   95   96   97   98   99   100 
 101   102   103   104   105   106   107   108   109   110   111   112   113   114   115   116   117   118   119   120 
 121   122   123   124   125   126   127   128   129   130   131   132   133   134   135   136   137   138   139   140 
 141   142   143   144   145   146   147   148   149   150   151   152   153   154   155   156   157   158   159   160 
 161   162   163   164   165   166   167   168   169   170   171   172   173   174   175   176   177   178   179   180 
 181   182   183   184   185   186   187   188   189   190   191   192   193   194   195   196   197   198   199   200 
 201   202   203   204   205   206   207   208   209   210   211   212   213   214   215   216   217   218   219   220 
 221   222   223   224   225   226   227   228   229   230   231   232   233   234   235   236   237   238   239   240 
 241   242   243   244   245   246   247   248   249   250   251   252   253   254   255   256   257   258   259   260 
 261   262   263   264   265   266   267   268   269   270   271   272   273   274   275   276   277   278   279   280 
 281   282   283   284   285   286   287   288   289   290   291   292   293   294   295   296   297   298   299   300 
 301   302   303   304   305   306   307   308   309   310   311   312   313   314   315   316   317   318   319   320 
 321   322   323   324   325   326   327   328   329 

Donate
Support our work to bring rights to life in any way big or small
 Amount:

Donate using PayPal

Select dates to view
past and future events
<<<Jan - 2019>>>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  123
4
5
6
789101112
1314
15
16
17
18
19
20
21222324
25
26
2728293031  
 Stand up for Rights and Justice
Grant 18 year old Saudi Woman Rahaf asylum in the UK
Read more...
Take Action
Call to Ban Monsanto’s pesticide
Trump’s child hostages
Set Noura Free -- sign now!
Latest Publication
Proto Sumero Dravidian: The Common Origin of Sumerian and Dravidian Languages Conference Report:

Proto Sumero Dravidian: The Common Origin of Sumerian and Dravidian Languages

Read more...

Thiruvalluvar
About us
Site Help
Getting in touch
Other
Facebook Youtube twitter
Sitemap  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms and Conditions
Copyright © 2019 ticonline.org, All rights reserved.