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Tamils for Obama Collects for the Prez to Help Re-election


New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2012

Tamils for Obama, a Tamil American political organization that favors President Obama, has sent a letter to its members and friends asking them to contribute through Tamils for Obama to the president’s re-election campaign.

 

Tamils for Obama: Two Cheers for Ambassador Patricia Butanis


New York, New York (PRWEB) August 15, 2012

Patricia Butanis, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, will be leaving her job shortly. Tamils for Obama takes this occasion to remember the things that she did that were helpful, and a few things she did that were not helpful to Tamils.

 

Tamils for Obama to Chidambaram: India will benefit from a Tamil Eelam


New York, New York (PRWEB) July 19, 2012

Tamils for Obama, in a letter to Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram, said that the LTTE is a defeated force and no longer influential in Tamil politics. India need no longer worry about hostility from the defunct organization. Tamils for Obama noted that Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had proposed an independent Tamil Eelam after the 1983 riots, and expressed their hope that India would resume this effort. The letter then named two ways that Tamil Eelam would benefit India: It would provide a permanent friend in the Indian Ocean, and become a permanent trading partner.

 

Tamils for Obama to State Department: Let’s Have a US-SL Tamil Conference about Sri Lanka


New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2012

Tamils for Obama wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary Blake in which the Tamil-American activist group suggested that a conference between American and SL Tamil leaders and witnesses would benefit both sides. They especially hope to make the Americans aware of the steady removal of Tamils from their homeland.

 

Tamils for Obama Asks British PM Cameron to Support Referendum in Sri Lanka


New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2012

In a letter, the US Tamil group Tamils for Obama asked Great Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron to support a referendum in Sri Lanka similar to the one recently held in Sudan.

 

Tamils for Obama to Clinton: Stop Rape in Sri Lanka


New York, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2012

Secretary Clinton spoke to the UN Security Council in September 2009 and urged the members to take a stand against sexual violence used as a tool of war. In Sri Lanka, armed forces are using it as a tool of political suppression. In a letter to Clinton on May 1, Tamils for Obama requested that Clinton use her influence to stop it.

 

Tamils for Obama Meets with Assistant Secretary Blake, Asks Blake, Clinton to Push Self-Government Referendum in Northeastern Sri Lanka


New York, New York (PRWEB) March 27, 2012

Delegates from Tamils for Obama accepted an invitation from Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert Blake and met with him and other State Department officials on February 29, 2012. The delegates discussed matters concerning Tamils in Sri Lanka with Blake and several State Department officials and then handed Blake two copies of Tamils for Obama’s petition for a “Referendum in Sri Lanka to Gain Self-determination for Tamils,” and asked him to hand the second copy to Secretary Clinton.

 

Tamils for Obama Asks Secretary Blake to Reject LLRC Report and Call for International Investigation of Sri Lanka’s Civil War


New York, New York (PRWEB) January 05, 2012

Tamils for Obama wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake in which they recognized his role in forcing the GOSL to create an investigating body—the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission—and asked him to denounce the commission’s final report as biased and inadequate, and to call for an international tribunal to investigate the war crimes committed during the final stages of the Sri Lankan civil war.

 

Tamils for Obama Wishes the President a Good 2012 and Asks for Help for Tamils


Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 01, 2012

Tamils for Obama sent the president a letter wishing him a happy and successful 2012, and urging him to take measures to save the Tamils in Sri Lanka in 2012.

 

Tamils for Obama Thanks U.S. State Department for TNA Trip


New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2011

Four Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs were invited by the US State Department to visit the US and meet with officials from the Department of State (DoS), the White House, and Congress. All four of the TNA members attended these meetings. This was the first time since the end of the Sri Lankan mass killing of Tamils that TNA representatives visited Washington, DC. Tamils for Obama extended special thanks to State Department officials for arranging and facilitating this visit.

 
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Media
Former Indian Foreign Minister
on Sri Lanka (March 2013)

 
 
 
Sri Lanka's Killing Fields:
War Crimes Unpunished
 
   
 
 
"Sri Lanka's Killing Fields"
documentary by UK's Channel 4 News.

 
 
 
சனல் 4 வெளியிட்ட
“இலங்கையின் கொலைக்களம்”
தமிழ் மொழியில்
 
 
 
Is Sri Lanka guilty of war crimes?  
 
 
UK Channel 4 News's November 2010
video showing the same SLA executions
from a different angle
 
 
   
UK Channel 4 News's August
2009 video showing SLA
soldiers executing prisoners

 
 
 
 
Thozha_Va_
 
 
Petition

Tamils Petitioning White House to Act on Sri Lanka. Petition circulated in January 2009. Over 165,000 signatures. We've spoken to Obama 's staff and are waiting to hand it over directly. Click here to see the petition.

 
 
Poll Result

Poll: Tamils Petitioning White House to Act on Sri Lanka. Petition circulated in January 2009. Over 165,000 signatures. We've spoken to Obama 's staff and are waiting to hand it over directly. Click here to see the petition.

 
   

Poll: What should be done in Vanni, Northern Sri Lanka?
Poll conducted March 16 to March 31, 2009. For results Click here

 
   
   

Poll: What now for the Tamils? Transnational Governemnt?
Poll conducted October 14 to November 04, 2009 . For Results

Click here
 
   

Poll: Who will Tamils be supporting in November 2012, Obama or Rommey?

 
Click here
   
 
Nobel Peace Nomination

If you want to help us nominate three deserving Tamil doctors for the Nobel Peace Prize,
Click here

 
 


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