Saturday, January 17, 2009

TN lawyers threaten strike on Lanka Tamils issue

(TI)CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Advocates Association (TNAA) has threatened to launch an indefinite boycott of court proceedings if the center continued to ignore the sufferings of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Making it clear that the protest was directed neither at the state government nor the Centre, the TNAA president S Prabakaran said here on Friday that lawyers are determined to highlight the plight of Tamils in the island nation. The general body meeting of the TNAA would decide on the date and other forms of protests, he said. Full Text