Monday, January 19, 2009

British group lobbies SA networks for peace in Lanka

(DM)A British Tamil group is rallying support from South African religious and political organisations in a bid to help end the ongoing conflict in Sri Lanka.

The British Tamils Forum met with the South African Tamil Federation and the South African- based Solidarity Group of Peace and Justice in Sri Lanka to talk about the plight of Tamil Sri Lankans. The Tamil Tigers have been fighting for power and land in the northern and eastern regions of Sri Lanka. More than 70,000 people have been killed since the conflict began. Full Text