Revoke ban on LTTE - VCK

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The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has called upon the Centre and the US to revoke the ban on the LTTE. A resolution adopted at the party’s Tamils’ sovereignty conference (Tami-zhar Iraiyaanmai Maanadu) at suburban Maraimalainagar Sunday evening with its chief Thol Thirumavalavan in chair, urged the Centre to take steps to ensure non-governmental organisations are involved in the rehabilitation and resettlement of lakhs of internally displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka.

A majority among the 30 resolutions that were passed on the occasion pertained to Sri Lankan Tamils. A resolution urged the United Nations to proclaim Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and others involved in the ethnic cleansing as war criminals and have them tried in an international court.

It also demanded that the United Nations recognise the Tamil Eelam.

Another resolution condemned the attempts of the Sri Lankan government to “systematically wipe out the Tamils and the language” in the island nation. The dominant dalit party in the state also demanded that the Centre depute Tamil officers to the Indian embassies in countries with large populations of Tamils.

Yet another resolution called upon the state government to make Tamil the medium of instruction in schools and rehabilitate all the slum dwellers in Chennai.

Source:  Deccan Chronicle

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  • julian Monday, 27 December 2010 08:32 AM

    As long as India is there......there will be no peace in sri lanka...

    cracko Monday, 27 December 2010 08:59 AM

    Send our valiant forces over there. Put to use the monumental defence budget allocated after LTTE is gone.

    tyson Monday, 27 December 2010 09:18 AM

    Eventuallly someone here may want to revoke the ban to get Tamil votes

    xlntgson Monday, 27 December 2010 11:01 AM

    yes @nagu, if he didn't contest in the ruling alliance he would have lost the only seat now he has in the parliament, he was with Jeyalalithaa, earlier!

    nana Monday, 27 December 2010 11:36 AM

    Raj.. I do not understand why people live in India need to worry about what is going on in Sri Lanka, What is wrong today might be correct tomorrow.

    jt Monday, 27 December 2010 11:36 AM

    raj, what i dont understand is why India needs to worry about what is going on in Sri Lanka. They have no right either!!

    D.P.Liyanage Monday, 27 December 2010 02:53 AM

    Are there any sympathizers( in other countries) for majority of Sri Lankan who suffered lot more than LTTE during past 27 years or more. No one speaks about it. This is indirectly implies that LTTE supporters in other countries try to ruin Sri Lanka.

    Nicky Karunarathna Monday, 27 December 2010 02:56 AM

    Morning to evening chorus is Tamil, Tamil and nothing but Tamil. Why other ethnicites should not exists in this planet? These fools also should know that US and other countries keeping LTTE ban - just to assist them secretly. If these guys are so worried about SL Tamil, they should have plan to repatriate all to Tamil Nadu, where they can live happily there after. Let this Tamil terrorizing other minorities in the region stop forthwith.

    raj Monday, 27 December 2010 02:05 PM

    you should understand that LTTE was birth of crime committed by all government since the independence of Sri Lanka. If not, do some intellectual research, you will understand better. Not only all government committed crimes against Tamils, but also they use Tamils criminals to commit crime against crime by giving them minstry posts.

    raj Monday, 27 December 2010 03:31 AM

    i do not understand why people live in Sri Lanka need to worry about what is going on in India. There is no right. What is right today, will be wrong tomorrow.

    eddy Monday, 27 December 2010 02:41 PM

    The ltte has been wiped out.Now the Tamils are free,so are the rest. Now the Tamils want a life they have to speak out. No more dragging,no war crimes,no self determination or self rule or separatism. Prefer to turn the clock backward another 30 years. Or move to advance. No Action Talk Only.

    nagu Monday, 27 December 2010 03:36 AM

    And how mush support do they have in Tamil Nadu......?

    SL Monday, 27 December 2010 03:48 AM

    Because, LTTE was born and raised by India in the late seventies and early eighties. We Sri Lankans don't want a repeat of that. We want to nip this Tamil Terror treat at the bud.

    Ajith Monday, 27 December 2010 04:15 AM

    We should always remember, the root cause is us, Sri Lankan's and India used it, against us... If we are united, no one can do anything, but to be united, we should understand, respect and treat everyone equal....Please don't say Tamil Terror, say LTTE terror. Can we say for what JVP did, as Sinhala terror...?Please understand to differentiate LTTE and Tamil, LTTE might be fighting for Tamil cause, but there are loads of Tamils, who didnt approve LTTE...

    Sammy Monday, 27 December 2010 05:32 AM

    Vested politicians will use the so-called LTTE cause on any other for their personal benefit, whether good or bad.

    Ombudsman Monday, 27 December 2010 06:15 AM

    This guy is a lunatic, asking UN to recognize Tamil Pelam !. He still lives in pre “Nandikadal lagoon” era

    Subha Monday, 27 December 2010 06:12 AM

    Tamil Nadu is a threat to India

    Double Edge Monday, 27 December 2010 07:07 AM

    Tamil Terrorists & Somali Pirates are a curse.

    Double Edge Monday, 27 December 2010 07:23 AM

    They deserve it.

    Madihe son Monday, 27 December 2010 08:15 AM

    I suggest that we all jump in the sea and leave the planet to the tamils, but they will still mourn too many corpses are preventing them from enjoyment of the sea !!!!!!!!!

    cracko Monday, 27 December 2010 08:20 AM

    Most people here seems cntinually being terrorised even after LTTE is gone. Why?

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