Genocide the Tamil people in Srilanka

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tamil nation remembers Mullivaikal massacre 5 years on, amidst military ban

Tamil Guardian 18 May 2014

Students at University of Jaffna commemorate Mullivaikkal massacre 5 years on, amidst death threats and military ban. Photograph @Uthayarasashali

In commemorative events across the North-East and the world, the Tamil nation marked 5 years since the massacre of 
tens of thousands at the end of the armed conflict on May 18th 2009.

Remembrance events took place in the North-East in amidst a military ban and overwhelming military presence across the Tamil areas.

Tamil media and political parties were targeted on the morning of May 18, as heavily armed troops surrounded the offices of UthayanThinakkural newspapers, the Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)


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