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German Tamils mark May 18th

German Tamils held events across Germany in remembrance of the victims of Mullivaikkal.

Events took place in Berlin, Saarbrücken, Landau, Sinsheim and Mülheim an der Ruhr.

Whilst people paid their respects by laying flowers, Tamil youth handed out leaflets detailing the on-gong atrocities taking place in the North-East, and a commemorative plaque was unveiled.

The plaque, placed along side an apple tree, read: "Like the apple tree planted into the soil, so should the memories of the tens of thousands of murdered Tamils be deeply rooted in our thoughts."

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