Responding to protests in Jaffna, Steven Del Duca, Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party has condemned the destruction of the Mullaivaikkal monument as an "attempt to erase history".
Destruction of the #MullivaikkalMemorial is an attempt to erase history, and strip the Tamil community of their ability to mourn their losses. Ontario Liberals stand with leaders around the world condemning the appalling actions of those responsible. https://t.co/pEGUaCDZwI
— Steven Del Duca (@StevenDelDuca) January 12, 2021
Whilst the administration has claimed that they will rebuild the monument, Jaffna University students and staff and the wider Tamil community have expressed scepticism over these claims.
Read more here: Scepticism over promises to rebuild Mullivaikkal monument