Mullivaaykkaal Remembrance

YEARENDER 2009-SRI LANKA-UNRESTSL police disrupts elected councillors from conducting Mu’l’livaaykkaal Remembrance

The occupying Sinhala policemen of genocidal Sri Lanka on Friday desecrated a Mu’l’livaaykkaal memorial event in a disgusting manner in front of the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Secretariat at Kaithadi, by trampling on the floral tribute and memorial lamps that were lit by the elected Tamil councillors of the NPC. The SL policemen blocked the elected representatives from entering the NPC Secretariat. When the Tamil councillors lit memorial lamps and conducted a floral tribute in remembrance of the people and their fighters, who faced the genocidal onslaught in Vanni 5 years ago, Sinhala policemen desecrated the memorial lamps and the flowers with their boots. However, the elected representatives resolved that they would proceed with Mu’l’ivaaykkaal Remembrance from Friday to Sunday throughout the country of Eezham Tamils.Full story >>

Tamil councillor marks Remembrance Day at Mu’l’livaaykkaal West

Elected Northern Provincial Council (NPC) member Thurairasa Ravikaran from Mullaith-theevu on Saturday paid tribute to thousands of Eezham Tamils who perished facing the genocidal war 5 years ago in Vanni. The occupying Sri Lankan military soldiers were quick to discover the event and warned the TNA councillor not to proceed with the tribute. SL military intelligence operatives rushed to the spot with cameras taking video of the participants at Mul’l’ivaaykkaal West. The SL military officers said they had instructions not to allow any remembrance event to take place. However, Mr Ravikaran proceeded with the event stating that no body could stop him from gifting school children education material marking the remembrance of their kith and kin, who lost their lives in the war. Full story >>

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