Monday, November 17, 2008

Mayhem at LTTE front fund raising event

November 17, London, Sri Lanka Guardian) The affiliated organisation of the LTTE front British Tamil Forum (BTF) the UKTSU (UK Tamil Student Union) was abruptly called off whilst their ‘Western Thaalam 2008’ fund raising event was in progress. The event was held at the Harrow Leisure Centre on 15th (Saturday) November 2008.

The UKTSU call itself an umbrella organisation for all UK Tamil and Sri Lankan University societies. The text message sent widely claimed: ‘As a registered charity, don't forget that the money raised through this event will fund the provision of resources and educational opportunities for those in need back home.’ Tickets were sold at the door on the event date at £10 per person £20 for family. Students were able buy discounted tickets at £7 when they purchased through their contacts in advance. Full Text