South African Tamils join protest against EU ban

[TamilNet, Monday, 29 May 2006, 21:49 GMT]
Hundreds of Tamils braved the cold winter evening in Durban South Africa to joined in solidarity with fellow Tamils across the world Monday to voice their objection to the impending ban of Liberation Tigers by the European Union. The protest demonstration was held at the Magazine Barracks Temple, Durban was organized by the Tamil Co-ordinating committee of South Africa.

South Africa protests
Concerned Tamils and supporters of human rights held placards in silence. The placards highlighted the human rights violations by the Sri Lankan Government and demanded that the Government of Sri Lanka stop the Genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

A memorandum was handed to Dr K.V Moodley, who attended as a representative of the department of Foreign Affairs of South Africa.

The memorandum was an appeal to the foreign affairs ministry of South Africa to assist in finding a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Northeast Sri Lanka.

Dr KV Moodley, a stalwart of the African National Congress (ANC) assured all present that the memorandum will reach the Foreign Ministry and that the ANC as well as the Government of South Africa will make every effort to assist in the resolution of the conflict in Sri Lanka.

South Africa protests

 

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