09 January 2021
European Parliament member, Nikolaj Villumsen, has expressed his solidarity with Eelam Tamils following the destruction of the Mullivaikal monument at Jaffna University yesterday and has called on Denmark and the EU to condemn the act as well as to intensify the pressure exerted on Sri Lanka for an independent investigation into the genocide of Tamils.
This statement was in response to protests at Jaffna University against attempts to remove a Mullivaikkal memorial commemorating the lives lost during the Tamil liberation struggle.
This comes as an increasing number of Tamil parliamentarians in Sri Lanka have called for Sri Lanka to be referred to the International Criminal Court.
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