Saturday, 25 June 2016
Home Tamil Affairs International Affairs Editorial Opinion Feature Culture & Community Interviews
Latest Entries:
2 SL military officers face protests in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Guardian 16 July 2012 Print ArticleE-mail ArticleFeedback On Article
   

Tamils protested against the presence of two Sri Lankan military officials at Gateway Hotel, at the Coonoor hill station in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, reports NDTV.

The military personnel, reported to be a Rear Admiral and a Major General, arrived on Sunday evening, prompting 25 MDMK members to protest. They were arrested by Indian police officers as they attempted to march to the hotel.

NDTV reports that there remains a 'heavy police deployment' outside the hotel, as more Tamil protests are anticipated.

The Sri Lankan military are said to be taking part in a one-day programme at the Defence Services Staff College, along side 25 attendees from 10 other countries.

The incident comes amidst recent public anger at the presence of Sri Lankan Air Force personnel at the Tambaram base in Tamil Nadu.

See related articles:

India cowering like mouse before Sri Lanka - Jayalalitha (14 Jul 2012)

Uproar continues over Indian training of Sri Lankan Air Force (08 Jul 2012)

Sri Lankan Air Force personnel moved from Tamil Nadu after strong protests (06 Jul 2012)

 
Share on Facebook Print ArticlePrint Article E-mail ArticleE-mail Article Feedback On ArticleFeedback On Article
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS
  Tamil Affairs
Tamil Guardian 25 June 2016
Sri Lankan FM pledges victims approval will be sought for international participation

Sri Lankan Foreign Minsiter Mangala Samaraweera pledged that his government “will and must have the approval” of victims who suffered during the armed conflict when deciding the degree of international participation in courts that will prosecute perpetrators of human rights abuses. Addressing the Norwegian Institute for International Affairs in Oslo on Tuesday, [more]

Tamil Guardian 25 June 2016
NPC votes for army to withdraw from Vanni preschools

The Sri Lankan Army should leave the preschools it runs across Vanni and Kilinochchi, the Northern Provincial Council decided in a vote this week.

In a resolution passed at the NPC's 55th session, [more]

Tamil Guardian 24 June 2016
Sri Lanka’s credit profile hinges on implementation of IMF reforms – Moody’s
Sri Lanka’s credit profile will depend on how effectively the government will be able to implement a series of reforms laid out by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Moody’s Investors Service. [more]

Tamil Guardian 24 June 2016
Sri Lanka’s credit profile hinges on implementation of IMF reforms – Moody’s
Sri Lanka’s credit profile will depend on how effectively the government will be able to implement a series of reforms laid out by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Moody’s Investors Service. [more]

Tamil Guardian 23 June 2016
Sri Lankan government to ‘interview’ stranded Tamil asylum seekers
The Sri Lankan government announced it will be sending a team to Indonesia to “interview” a group of stranded Tamil asylum seekers, who were attempting to flee the island. [more]

Tamil Guardian 23 June 2016
More denials from Sri Lankan government over cluster bomb use
Another senior Sri Lankan minister has come forward to deny reports that the armed forces deployed cluster bombs during the armed conflict, after reports that remnants of the munitions had been discovered across the Tamil North-East. [more]

Tamil Guardian 23 June 2016
Geneva Press Club event hears perspectives on accountability for Tamils at the UNHRC

A discussion at the Geneva Press Club saw participants provide their perspectives on the future of Tamil accountability under the current government. [more]

Tamil Guardian 23 June 2016
Sri Lanka cabinet spokesperson rejects allegations of cluster bomb usage
Sri Lanka’s Cabinet Co-Spokesman Dr Rajitha Senaratne categorically rejected allegations that Sri Lanka’s military forces had used cluster bombs during their campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam that saw mass atrocities committed against Tamil civilians. Mr Senaratne stressed that Sri Lanka similar photographs of cluster ammunition had been put forward before, [more]


Print Editions

 
 

Contact Tamil Guardian
www.tamilguardian.com