Eelam Tamils protest against war in Vanni, in Norway, Germany

[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 February 2009, 07:25 GMT]
Norwegian Tamils, spurred by the brutal attacks by the Sri Lanaka armed forces killing and maiming many innocent Tamils in Vanni, gathered unannounced in front Norwegian Parliament Saturday between 1:00 p.m and 3:00 p.m, voicing that each hour delay in stopping the war will increase the number of people killed in Vanni, sources in Oslo said. Meanwhile, Hundreds of Berlin Tamils engaged in a similar spontaneous demonstration in front of the Indian High Commission in Berlin Friday around 11:00 a.m demanding the Indian Government to immediately stop its assistance to Sri Lanka in killing the Tamils in Vanni, sources in Berlin said.

Protesters demonstrating in front of Norwegian Parliament.
The protesters are in front of the Norwegian Parliament.
Berlin Tamils protesting before Indian High Commission in Berlin.
Demonstration in front of the Indian High Commission in Berlin


Norwegian Tamils called on the Norwegian government to urge the Sri Lanka government to stop the war on the Tamils in Vanni in its capacity and right as the key actor in bringing peace in Sri Lanka.

The Berlin Tamils continued their protest demonstration shouting slogans bearing the photo of Muthukumar who laid his life in self-immolation in support of the Eelam Tamils in Chennai, for nearly 3 hours in front of the Indian High Commission in Berlin.

A big protest demonstration is to be held by the Tamils in Germany in Berlin city on the 4th of February, the organizers said.

Norwegian Tamils shouting slogans.
The protesters are in front of the Norwegian Parliament.
Demonstration in Berlin
Protesters with placards calling India to bring ceasefire in Sri Lanka.
Demonstration in Oslo
Protesters demonstrating in front of Norwegian Parliament.


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