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Norwegian Tamils protest against Sri Lanka Rights violations

[TamilNet, Friday, 14 September 2007, 12:27 GMT]
Around 200 Norwegian Tamils of Norwegian Tamils Federation (NTF) gathered in front of Norway Foreign Ministry in Oslo Friday between 10:00 to 11:00 a.m, before a scheduled meeting of the Sri Lanka Minister of Human Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe with Norway Foreign Ministry Officials, urging Norway to exert pressure on the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) to immediately stop the ethnic cleansing of Tamils in Sri Lanka, sources in Oslo said. Norwegian Special Envoy to Sri Lanka Peace Process, Jon Hanssen Bauer addressed the demonstrators before receiving a memorandum from the protesters.

Norwegian Tamils urge Norway to pressure GoSL
NTF demontrators also urged Norway to stop providing any financial aid to Sri Lanka.

Tamils consider the Norwegian aid given to Sri Lanka is being used to kill their own people, the appeal said.

The copies of the appeal to the Foreign Minister were addressed to Mr. Eric Solheim, Norwegian Minister for International Development and Jonas Gahr Støre, Minister of Foreign affairs.

Norwegian Tamils urge Norway to pressure GoSL


Norwegian Tamils urge Norway to pressure GoSL
Norwegian Tamils urge Norway to pressure GoSL

 

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