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Tamil Forum Switzerland
Press Conference on Humanitarian Disaster on Sri Lanka
Monday 11 June, 2007, at 10.30 am.
at 'La Pastorale', Route de Ferney 106, Geneva
 


News Release, Thursday 7 June 2007

The Club suisse de la Presse - Geneva Press Club,
Is delighted to invite the Swiss and foreign journalists and its members
to a press conference on the topic

"Crisis on Sri Lanka: - the situation of the Tamil people of the North-East of Sri
Lanka - Where to find peace?”

with

Brian Senewiratne, Human Rights Activist and Sinhala Physician from Australia,
Karen Parker, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, USA
Mr. Sivajilingam, Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka
Mr. Sivanesan, Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka

Conference moderated by
Mr. Shan Thavarajah, co-president Tamil Forum Switzerland and
journalist

The conference  shall take place at the occasion of the 5th Session of the Human Rights Council at the UNO. The purpose is to draw the attention of the representatives participating at the Session and of the public to the scandalous acts and to the deteriorating situation in the North-East of Sri Lanka. Hidden behind a curtain of silence, each day sees a great number of human rights violations committed against the Tamil population of the island.


Tamil Forum Switzerland
Thambipillai Namasivayam
Secretary
Tel.: +41-78-687-30-34

 

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