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Tamils in Switzerland commemorate Mullivaikkal genocide

Tamils held a remembrance event in Zurich and Bern to mark 15 years since the Tamil genocide at the shores of Mullivaikkal. 

500 people attended the remembrance event at the Helvetiaplatz, where Tamil activists and Mullivaikkal survivors spoke about their experiences and the future of the Tamil struggle. 

15 years ago, Eelam Tamils in Switzerland gathered at the same place to commemorate the Tamil genocide and vow to continue the Tamil struggle in the face of Sinhala Buddhist oppression. 

Fabian Molina MP, who attended the event in Zurich, said that there needs to be international accountability and self-determination for Eelam Tamils. 

Kurdish, Palestinian, Swiss, Brazilian, Cameroonian and Roma activists joined the event in solidarity with the Tamil people. 

 

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