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American Tamils light flames of remembrance

Tamils across the state of California held a candle lit vigil to commemorate the 4th year anniversary of the Mullvaikkal massacre.  

Speakers at the events, organised by the May 17 movement, that took place in Santa Monica and San Jose, condemned the international community’s failure to recognise the genocide of the Eelam Tamil nation, and called upon the Eelam Tamil diaspora to pressure the United Nations to facilitate a referendum on Tamil Eelam.

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 San Jose

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