Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Tamil party stresses the need for international assistance to address grievances
Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 07:41 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 14, Colombo: Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Sivashakthi Anandan said that help from the international community is needed to address grievances of the people in the North and East as the real grievances of the Tamil people have not been addressed.

Speaking at an event in Nedunkerni, the Vanni District Parliamentarian explained that the nonviolent struggle of the Tamil people converted to an armed struggle due to the failure in addressing the issues faced by the Tamil community.

Even after the arm struggle was defeated, the grievances have not been addressed, the MP noted.

According to Anandan, the people are facing many issues in the North like losing their lands, militarization of the area and cases of missing persons and persons being held as political prisoners.

He added that solutions to these issues could be found only with the help of the international community.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka does not need a Singapore style management - President
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government orders 125,000 motorbikes from Bajaj
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition presidential candidate pledges to reform country's foreign relations
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka ranks 89th in Forbes' list of Best Countries for Business
-- [7 hours ago]
Japan deports 26 Sri Lankan asylum seekers
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President will not participate in a debate with no facts and figures - Minister
Candlelight vigil in Colombo to commemorate the Peshawar attack victims
SriLankan Airlines takes delivery of second brand new A330-300
Sri Lanka court grants bail to former Army Commander's son-in-law
Sri Lanka opposition candidate releases policy statement amid disruptions

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.