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The Obama administration has shown its support for the expected division of Sudan into two countries. Tamils for Obama points out parallels between Sudan and Sri Lanka: a long-running ethnic and religious civil war that probably will last forever if the warring parties are not separated. They also note that the countries who will profit from a renewed Sri Lankan civil war (China, Pakistan, Iran) are not friends of either India or the US. TfO urges Obama to raise the subject of partitioning Sri Lanka with the Indian government while he visits New Delhi this weekend.

“We told President Obama in our letter,” the spokesman continued, “that this is probably going to become an ongoing problem for both the US and the regional power, India, and we urged him to bring it up with the Indians while he is in New Delhi.

“We also mentioned that the powers that support the Singhalese side in this ethnic civil war—China, Pakistan, and Iran—are no friends of either India or the US,” the Tamils for Obama spokesman explained. “These countries are probably going to regard any trouble they can make in the Indian Ocean as profit for them because it will cost the US and India.

“We also noted that the Sudanese war against its southern population was frequently genocidal, and the government of Sri Lanka’s war against the Tamils is often genocidal also. This makes it a conflict which neither India nor the US will want to put up with for very long. We urged the president to bring the topic—of partition in Sri Lanka—up when he talks to the Indians.”

Tamils for Obama is a politically active association of Tamil Americans. The group believes that the ultimate solution to ethnic strife in Sri Lanka will necessarily include some form of political separation of Sri Lankan Tamils from the government dominated by the majority Singhalese. Tamils for Obama supports peaceful measures that if believes advance this goal of a political solution to Sri Lanka's ethnic problems.

Tamils are an ethnic group living mainly in the northeast of Sri Lanka and southern India. During the final weeks of the recent civil war, the Sri Lankan government killed about 1,000 Tamil civilians per day, according to the United Nations, and about 40,000 in 2009. The Tamil are a population in Sri Lanka has borne the brunt of a civil war they regard as genocide.

One-third of the Tamil population has fled the island and formed a substantial diaspora overseas. Tamils for Obama is comprised of Tamils who have settled in the U.S. or who were born in the U.S.

Source: prweb

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  • Praba Monday, 08 November 2010 10:13 AM

    Hay Tamil diaspora boys come on I got the Eleam here.

    Aliya Monday, 08 November 2010 02:55 PM

    No separation at all. Sri Lanka is for Sri Lankans

    Aliya Monday, 08 November 2010 02:54 PM

    Take it from me there won't be any future Prabhakarans and he himself is kabut like incoming terrorists.

    Nizam Monday, 08 November 2010 01:41 PM

    Well Gen,
    You said, Its only the citizens of this country who can decide.

    Did you ask yourself What the Tamils of Sri Lanka want?

    If this question was ever truly approached and rightly decided then there wouldn't have been such a terrible war!!

    Tamils, Muslims and all people wanted to live freely like the Sinhalese.

    victoria Monday, 08 November 2010 10:59 AM

    Yes it is true - IT IS the CITIZENS of THIS country who can decide !! - BUT do they enjoy that right now in Sri Lanka is the question??- WAKE UP SRI LANKANS !!!

    Smart Aleck Monday, 08 November 2010 09:48 AM

    Those jokers will help to push Obama out of a second term in office.

    Karthik Monday, 08 November 2010 09:25 AM

    There are so many... But if i type it i am sure daily mirror will not publish it for security reason. Therefore i restrain from typing it

    Gayanth Monday, 08 November 2010 09:25 AM

    If that happens he will get killed in a lagoon, don't worry.

    AJ - DXB Monday, 08 November 2010 09:23 AM

    These TfO are uttering with ignorance thinking that India and US are the only two countries that can exist in this planet.

    YURI Monday, 08 November 2010 09:15 AM

    War ended By Fully Foreign Arms and Foreign Mility Advice. the rest will also will end by Foreign. matter of time...

    shanaka Monday, 08 November 2010 09:03 AM

    These people are pathetic!

    dhana Monday, 08 November 2010 08:57 AM

    Heights of inferiority complex of Tamil diaspora

    Sudath Monday, 08 November 2010 08:52 AM


    Karthik Monday, 08 November 2010 08:26 AM

    Do u know the history of Israels??? 1st they also failed...

    suda Monday, 08 November 2010 08:13 AM

    Pathetic loosers !

    Mihindu Monday, 08 November 2010 09:57 PM

    Again and again some people try to prove,The human being can speak from their back exit.

    marcus fernando Tuesday, 09 November 2010 09:55 AM

    if the cake is shared squarely,all will be happy. separation will be forgotten over time, like in India

    raj Tuesday, 09 November 2010 02:33 AM

    i have no opinion about separation. But, I strongly believe that war criminals and human rights violators should be punished regardless of their ethnicity.

    bala Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:15 AM

    lot of people collect money name elam these guys doing same thing. we get here unemployment check

    bala Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:06 AM

    these guys collect money. they want to be populer. they never serve tamil.

    pol atha Tuesday, 09 November 2010 01:02 AM

    Over fiftyfive precent tamil live with sinhalese. colombo city close to half precent tamil. what kind separate they want to be.

    percy wijekoon Monday, 08 November 2010 11:46 PM

    What humans should look for is justice from their leadership.Without it U can have your own ethnic area can still be a misery to most if u do not have the ability to cause change to your environment!

    Game Monday, 08 November 2010 10:12 PM

    All what they (TFO) is wrong. Time to prove. Desparately hitting the wrong person. Even name of organization (TFO) is a fake friendship towards president of USA.

    DUWI Monday, 08 November 2010 07:54 AM

    Well, more than 50% of Tamil people in Sri Lanka live outside the Northern and Eastern Provinces. Does this call for separation? Will they go to the North East in the event of separation????

    Kalu Sudda Monday, 08 November 2010 09:40 PM

    No factions anymore in Sri lanka.The genocide was 100%

    Rajah Monday, 08 November 2010 07:36 PM

    Not only one Pirabaharan there will thousands of them. If you do not act in civilise way.

    Guna Monday, 08 November 2010 07:28 PM

    My friend Where have you been since 1956-May 2009?

    dpl Monday, 08 November 2010 05:10 PM

    India never interfear in srilanka there mission is over the present indian govt wanted to harmony. of MS. sonia.

    bernard Monday, 08 November 2010 04:25 PM

    It is time for Tamils to think like Tamils and move to Tamil Nadu ( Tamil Homeland). Sinhalese have to think like Israel and protect Sri Lanka (Sinhalese Homeland).

    Vikum chaminda Monday, 08 November 2010 04:00 PM

    Then 'Tamils for the winning candidate"

    Karthik Monday, 08 November 2010 03:41 AM

    Its time for Tamils to think like Israel...

    TDDC Monday, 08 November 2010 04:43 AM

    You! Tamil for Obama go to hell, leaving Obaba along.

    sam Monday, 08 November 2010 04:38 AM

    Could you please raise one problem which Tamils face that other Sri lankans doesn't.

    Channa Monday, 08 November 2010 04:01 AM

    Will these Tamil American come to Sri Lanka / Eelam and settle with their children if a separate country is carved for Tamils in the north?

    N. Komali Monday, 08 November 2010 03:59 AM

    Partitioning fantasy emerges because the authorities have failed to do something towards the 13+ promised before the elections and the end of the war. Some Sinhala politicians who considered LTTE as freedom fighters before 1994 and people know how shameless they are, will stand for the same thing if this Govt. is toppled due to unforeseen reason. TfO better analyze the recently concluded American election results and figure out their future.

    sum Monday, 08 November 2010 03:59 AM

    stupit selfish diaspora. come and see the situation now in SL by your own eyes. I think these few blood suckers needs some more easy money for their luxury living from innocent tamils all over the world. Poor donkeys

    Gayan Samarasekara Monday, 08 November 2010 03:56 AM

    Obama should first try to secure his job... I don't think American Tamils are a sufficient vote base for it. Somehow or the other, he will have to go home by next election, for sure. I am wondering what can happen to "tamils for Obama" then..

    Mohamed Monday, 08 November 2010 03:51 AM

    Dear Tamils for Obama

    Can u ask the President Obama to request from the PM of India to seperate Tamil Nadu from India.
    Once the Indian Government agrees the seperation of Tamil Nadu as a seperate Country, all the Tamils seeking a seperate counrty could go to TN and live there,

    kuthbuddin Monday, 08 November 2010 03:50 AM

    hatred spread from out side.tamils for obama this very sentence portrays the image of who is hating who from the beginning.tamils for obama,tamilnadu,tamileelam .theirs is only one sri lanka.china ,india,pakistan ,russia for united united srilanka.we will not create hatred as sri lankan .

    Nilantha Monday, 08 November 2010 03:43 AM

    True, I think this letter was written in early 2001 :)

    Nilantha Monday, 08 November 2010 03:42 AM

    Very True...

    hemj Monday, 08 November 2010 04:45 AM

    Well said..

    Percy Mandawala Monday, 08 November 2010 03:40 AM

    All these forces are now coming against us mainly due to our mismanagement of the post war period.

    Gen Monday, 08 November 2010 03:40 AM

    Well Sinhalees nor the Tru Sri Lankans will Never ever. We will Fight to the last to protect our Mother Lannd been devidede. Who iis USA or in fact Rajapas to deside what is the future of this nation is going to be. ? Its only the citizens of this country who can decid.

    net Monday, 08 November 2010 03:37 AM

    I dont think sudan is obamas legacy to do it.

    Godaya Monday, 08 November 2010 03:34 AM

    LOL!!! I am rolling on the floor laughing my guts out! What long running civil war in Sri Lanka ? Didn't our government END the war in May of 2009 ? This is the joke of the 21st century....still these madayans think that half of Sri Lanka is ruled by LTTE....of course you can demand anything if the LTTE was alive and powerful like at the end of 2001....but how can you demand a separate state when the government is in full control of the entire land....LOL!!!!

    Fayad Monday, 08 November 2010 03:30 AM

    Tamil Americans do you want your children to go for war ???
    Answer is no no not at all. But the poor sri lankan Tamil children ?? Answer yes yes of course
    What-short of Hippocrates are you Please don't put innocent poor srilankan's life's in danger for your selfish radical ideology.

    udaya Monday, 08 November 2010 03:25 AM

    And in not so distant future, they will push for partitioning of India (Tamil Nadu), Canada, Australia, Netherlands and finally USA itself claiming traditional homelands of the tamil people.

    Rajeev Monday, 08 November 2010 03:25 AM

    Neither India nor Sri Lanka are interested in any kind of solution for Sri Lankan Tamils.This problem is too long and too late hanging on at the cost of Sri lankan economy and peace

    Rajeev Monday, 08 November 2010 03:23 AM

    Well said Obamaji! Tamils are undergoing this trauma for centuries together.Either India or Sri Lanka never interested to find a long lasting solution for Sri Lankan Tamils. We have seen this attitude for a long time.

    mewan Monday, 08 November 2010 03:12 AM

    Well... the Sinhalese for Rajapasa does not support separation.

    pd Monday, 08 November 2010 05:40 AM

    we wl never ever allow our country to be divided. let anyone try & see da results! no one can change a race/religion or culture of a country. accept that. other communities are welcome to live peacefully having accepted what country this is. in rome behave like a roman!

    Shantha Perera Monday, 08 November 2010 07:50 AM

    still dreaming????, better you keep dreaming for the next 10,000 years.

    nimal Monday, 08 November 2010 07:40 AM

    Yes, Wll take like Prabhkaran Got.

    haramanis Monday, 08 November 2010 07:23 AM

    "Tamils for Obama points out parallels between Sudan and Sri Lanka"
    Great....Go and live in Sudan.

    Mahmood Ashraf Monday, 08 November 2010 06:18 AM

    they want the one world governement

    Muraly Monday, 08 November 2010 06:15 AM

    Tamils for Obama. Obama is for Tamils ?

    Separate land for Tamils will shot out the Tamil - Sinhalese ethnic and religious conflict ? I doubt, Unless we come out with a proper political solution in one country.

    Angel Monday, 08 November 2010 06:03 AM

    Hey, Tamils for Obama, you people are making the srilankan people uncomfortable.

    Lamaya Monday, 08 November 2010 06:00 AM

    I am sure you dont even live in Sri Lanka.... you dont know how our country has changed!

    Piratheepan Monday, 08 November 2010 05:58 AM

    Future Prabakaran will arise with support of Indaia and IC..... he will not asking, will take the ELAM.

    Athas Monday, 08 November 2010 05:52 AM

    The world arrogant powers headed by US no more credibility to dictate the world affairs. Obama is too weak and too late to advise other countries.

    Surasena Monday, 08 November 2010 05:52 AM

    what is tamils for obama ?. is it gang of beasts pump money to kill inocent civilians in sri lanka?.

    charlie Monday, 08 November 2010 03:11 AM

    India will never let it happen.

    Ranjith Monday, 08 November 2010 05:37 AM

    "Inferiority complex"

    Rajeev Monday, 08 November 2010 05:29 AM

    There are many to account for.The life it self is a problem for an average Sri Lankan Tamil.Do not shy away from the problems and try to solve them amicably The way was over long ago but the speed of the development process is very slow.

    dutugamunu Monday, 08 November 2010 05:25 AM

    they already did ... but failed ...

    dutugamunu Monday, 08 November 2010 05:24 AM

    best coment ever!!!

    hemantha kulatunga Monday, 08 November 2010 05:19 AM

    Do not worry ! Obama does not have adequate power any more to separate countries. That era has passed

    shehan35 Monday, 08 November 2010 05:17 AM

    The problem is with the attitide of LTTE supporters and not that there is a real issue. It is called the "Minority Complex"

    Boobamba Monday, 08 November 2010 05:09 AM

    Is he (Obama) such a fool to believe the fairy tales of these communal minded Tamil diaspora?

    ramesh Monday, 08 November 2010 04:55 AM

    Seperation is not the answer. It will create more problems. Iam sure the OBAMA adminstration is well aware of this.

    gUL fERNANDO Monday, 08 November 2010 04:47 AM

    I was wondering for sometime and now found the simple reson. Ravi Karunnanayak and Dr Jayalth too are the member of tamil for obama union.

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