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LIVE- British parliament debates the 'UK’s commitment to reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka' #UK #SriLanka #UNHRC46

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Siobhain McDonagh, MP for Mitcham and Morden,

'I have stood alongside my Tamil constituents on the road to truth, justice and accountability. 12 years that has presented them with so many challenges, so little progress, and so much pain'. #SriLanka #Genocide #Tamil #UNHRC46
'The most recent peak of genocidal killings against the Tamil people was committed by then President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his brother Gotabaya, the current president. They are the present-day link to the atrocities of the past' #GenocideSriLanka
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Which countries helped the Sri Lankan government in the Sri Lankan civilian war 2009? So as we all know the very First Country will be #India The Indian government’s support for #TamilEelam died with Indira Gandhi.
India’s two primary fears of Tamil Eelam were: 👇🏼Thread
1.Tamil Eelam independence may lead to Tamil Nadu independence, 2.Tamil Eelam, as a de-facto state, proved to be incredibly militarily and technologically advanced compared to other separatists groups and de facto states world wide.
Tamil Eelam, given its advancement, may have become as military structured as Israel and architectural prosperous as Singapore. The success of the Eelam state, exemplified through its brief success during the ceasefire(2001–2006).
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73 years since Sri Lanka gained its independence. Let’s have a look at Sri Lanka’s accomplishments.

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8 years after independence, in 1956, the govt of Sri Lanka passed the Sinhala Only Act, making Sinhala the sole language of the island. Tamils held peacful protests against this oppression and the Sinhalese mobs retaliated in the form of a riot that killed more than 150 Tamils
10 years after independence, in 1958, tensions grew and Sinhalese mobs were growing impatient with the mere site of Tamils existing, the 1958 anti Tamil pogroms took place. Sinhala mobs went after Tamils as the government looked on and in many cases aided the mobs.
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