Remembering the Lessons of Grenfell Two Years Later

November 3, 2019 3 min to read

Remembering the Lessons of Grenfell Two Years Later

Category : Solidarity

Around the corner, you can still see walls plastered with pictures and images of missing loved ones, messages seeking justice, and demands for change. Two years later flowers remain sprawled across the base of what was once the residential Grenfell Tower.  A little over two years ago, a fire which started in a malfunctioning...

Remembering May 18th 2009

May 17, 2019 4 min to read

Remembering May 18th 2009

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

10 years ago, we stood in the pouring rain and snow, protesting and demanding for the world to put an end to the indiscriminate killing of our sisters and brother back home. May 18 marks a dark day for the Tamil community, a reminder of the lives lost and those that continue to suffer for the struggle for freedom and justice in ...

Tamil Freedom Coalition – Solidarity Night

April 3, 2019 0 min to read

Tamil Freedom Coalition – Solidarity Night

Category : Diaspora, Eelam, Solidarity

Tamil Eelam Will Be Free – 2009Resistance, Resilience, Revolution. Tamil Eelam will be free. Solidarity Night May 11th, 6pmWorkers Action Centre Register for the event:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solidarity-night-registration-… ...

Towards Women’s Liberation

March 16, 2019 2 min to read

Towards Women’s Liberation

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

“The development and the rise of the women’s military wing of the LTTE is one of the greatest accomplishments of our movement…It marks a revolutionary turning point in the history of the liberation struggle of the women of Tamil Eelam.” – V.Prabhakaran   While remembering the contributions and achievements of...

The Struggle for Black Self-Determination and Tamil Sovereignty

February 28, 2019 2 min to read

The Struggle for Black Self-Determination and Tamil Sovereignty

Category : Diaspora, Solidarity

“I freed a thousand slaves. I could’ve freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” – Harriet Tubman   It is imperative for us to acknowledge the ongoing war against Black communities as we celebrate historical Black resistance this month. Black heroes of resistance have made significant changes to not ...

Ananthi Sasitharan on Militirization in Sri Lanka

January 4, 2019 2 min to read

Ananthi Sasitharan on Militirization in Sri Lanka

Category : Eelam

Ananthi Sasitharan, the Northern Provincial Minister of women’s affairs, rehabilitation, social services, food supply distribution and industries, sheds light on the issues faced by the Tamil people living under the occupation of Sri Lankan armed forces. Ananthi Sasitharan’s Interview with Seeds of the Revolution; Transcrip...

Remembering in Times of Uncertainty

November 8, 2018 2 min to read

Remembering in Times of Uncertainty

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

  To the Tamil diaspora living all around the world, especially the youth, you live in a crucial moment, a time when the duty falls on your shoulders. The month of November is a monumental moment for us all. The chauvinist Sri Lankan state has recently made developments that have shaken the entire island and rippled to every co...

Tamil Freedom Coalition-Rajapaksa Returns Chauvinism Prevails

October 27, 2018 2 min to read

Tamil Freedom Coalition-Rajapaksa Returns Chauvinism Prevails

Category : Eelam

TFC PRESS RELEASE - Rajapaksa Returns; Chauvinism Prevails   Former President Rajapaksa was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka by President Sirisena after his faction of the ruling coalition decided to withdraw and quit the current government. Even if the legality of the procedure and the clarity and meaning of the rele...

7 Things to know before Traveling to Sri Lanka

April 2, 2018 11 min to read

7 Things to know before Traveling to Sri Lanka

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

Why did I decide to go back to the homeland? To put it simply – because it’s home. No matter where you are on this planet, even the slightest thought of returning home will have you believing that you are returning to an environment and people that will care for you and protect you. My home is where I am free to move how ...

Surviving to Thriving: Trauma within the Tamil Community

March 27, 2018 2 min to read

Surviving to Thriving: Trauma within the Tamil Community

Category : Diaspora, Eelam, Mental Health

In March 2016, Tharshiga and Jenny co-founded and officially launched A.N.B.U(Abuse Never Becomes Us). அன்பு, which loosely translates to Love in Tamil and stands for Abuse Never Becomes Us. A.N.B.U. is a Toronto based not-for-profit organization to work with survivors of childhood sexual abuse within the Tamil community. A...

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