Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations this week. The Sri Lankan leader was warmly welcomed by the British establishment, but Tamils across the globe are protesting his attendance.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to visit the United Nations next week and deliver a speech to the General Assembly. Outside of the U.S. Consulate in Toronto, hundreds of Canadian Tamils protested his presence at the UN.
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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is set to address the United Nations General Assembly next week in New York. The National Council of Canadian Tamils has announced that it will stage a massive rally opposing his visit.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed a commission to investigate what transpired in the 26-year civil war and how to make sure the country does not return to the same conflict.
Leaders of the Sri Lankan Tamil National Alliance (TNA) party will meet with President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday to discuss the ethnic issue, the north region of Sri Lanka and resettlement subjects.
In a major offensive that has been going on for past several moths, the Sri Lankan armed forces have reportedly entered in the headquarters of LTTE. The casualties on both sides are reported to be high.
English: Photo of some Arab and other Ministers attending the World Economic Forum on the Middle East; Dead Sea, Jordan. Front row, from left to right: Ahmed Mahmoud Nazif, Prime Minister of Egypt; Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Vice-President of Iraq; Mahinda Rajapaksa, president of Sri Lanka.
World Economic Forum; Nader Daoud
Hundreds of Canadian Tamils march along Queen Street near Bay Street.