On the 18th May 2011, it will be two years from when over 40,000 innocent Eelam Tamil men, women and children were slaughtered by the Sri Lankan state. Let us come together to remember. Mullivaikal Remembrance 2011, London – United Kingdom. Venue: Trafalgar Square Date: 18th May 2011 Time: 6.00pm http://youtu.be/LYkqSHxajDI http://tamilsforum.co.uk/mullivaikal-remembrance-2011/
On this Thursday 17th March the President of the Indian National Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi spoke to the Commonwealth Foundation on ‘Women as Agents of Change’. India was an important supporter of Sri Lanka’s military offensive nearly two years ago. They were also instrumental in ‘persuading’ the West in turning a blind eye to the… Continue reading Act Now’s Tim Martin confronts Sonia Gandhi on Sri Lanka!
Sri Lankan Boycott campaigners carried out their last pickets of GAP stores for 2010 around the world including Los Angeles (Boycott Sri Lanka campaign) and London (Act Now) last weekend. Following the recent failure of the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapakse to address the prestigious Oxford Union due to accusations of War Crimes, a… Continue reading GAP GETS THE MESSAGE TIME FOR ALL TO GET ON BOARD!
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Can you help? GAP now realise that the exposure of their trading relationship with Sri Lanka is beginning to haunt them! More countries are beginning to see pickets forming outside their stores. More members of the public are becoming aware. Soon the pressure for GAP to pull out of Sri Lanka will become unstoppable. We… Continue reading GLOBAL GAP PROTEST – 23rd October (Saturday)
The commemoration of Thileepan, a senior member of the Liberation Tigers who fasted unto death on 26 September 1987. Thileepan (Rasaiah Parthipan) who was the LTTE’s political wing leader for the Jaffna district went on fast making the following demands from the Indian government. (The Indian army was in de facto control of the… Continue reading 23rd Remembrance
As pressure mounts on GAP to pull out of Sri Lanka the global protest is widening. Apart from Act Now in the UK we have been joined by campaigners in the USA, Canada and India. The next Global protest will be on Saturday the 25th September. In the UK we are organising pickets throughout the… Continue reading GLOBAL GAP PROTEST – 25TH SEPTEMBER (SATURDAY)
In recent times Multi-national companies like to portray themselves as ‘ethical’ i.e. they take the conditions of their workers worldwide seriously. Working and importing goods made in cheap labor economies with a poor record on labor relations has made them sensitive to charges of ‘exploitation’. The definition of ethical however includes ‘pertaining to or dealing… Continue reading GAP & Sri Lanka: Time for GAP to honour their commitment to ‘ethics’
British Prime Minister David Cameron will Monday be handed a memorandum on behalf of UK’s Tamil community urging his government to support an international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka, and to pressure the Colombo government to resettle in their homes tens of thousands of Tamils still languishing in refugee camps, and allow international… Continue reading British Tamils seek boycott of defiant Sri Lanka