Durban Tamils protest against Sri Lanka's Rights violations

[TamilNet, Saturday, 24 June 2006, 11:34 GMT]
Representatives of the Tamil Co-ordinating Committee of South Africa (TCC), members of organizations supporting human rights in South Africa, and expatriate Tamils staged a peaceful march and placard demonstration in front of the Durban City Hall, South Africa Friday 23rd June 2006. More than 200 people protested the human rights violations of the Sri Lanka Government against Tamil civilians and European Union’s proscription of the LTTE, organizers of the event said.

Durban Tamils protest


Durban Tamils protest
Protesters carried placards and shouted slogans highlighting the human rights violations, including the recent murder of civilians in Mannar and Jaffna, allegedly carried out by the Sri Lankan armed forces.

This demonstration was organized by Tamil Co-ordinating Committee of South Africa (TCC).


Durban Tamils protest
Durban Tamils protest


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