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Italian Tamils march to raise awareness about Tamils plight in Sri Lanka

More than two thousand diaspora Tamils in Southern Italy marched from Piazza Politama to the Palermo office of the Internal Affairs Ministry on October 23 to hand over an appeal urging awareness of the plight of the Eelam Tamils in Vanni and elsewhere in the island of Sri Lanka.


The demonstrators who gathered at Piazza Politama marched towards the ministry office via Kavuru shouting slogans against the Sri Lanka and its president Mahinda Rajapkasa.


They also carried a picture depicting Mahinda Rajapaksa as a killer of innocent Tamil civilians who were subjected to economic blockade, refusal of humanitarian supplies, subjected to extra-judicial abductions, extortion, killings and targeted military attacks such as aerial bombardment, artillery barrage and explosions triggered by covert attacks by the Deep Penetration Unit of the Sri Lanka Army.


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