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oberliner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 03:51 PM
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Tamil Americans Gather at US Capitol to Protest Against War Crimes
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Tamil Americans protest in front of US Capitol



More than two hundred American Tamils from Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka held a protest in the West Front park of US Capitol building Monday between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m. urging the US Government to take action against Colombo for its war crimes against the Northeast Tamils. The rally also remembered the civilians killed in the Black July 1983 pogrom against Eelam Tamils.

Arrangements for the peace march and protest, including the obtaining the legal permit for the protest from the US Capitol Police, were made by US Tamils of Indian origin.

http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=19009
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