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Thousands across Europe mark Maaveerar Naal

Several events were staged across Europe to mark Maaveerar Naal this week, as tens of thousands of Tamils across the continent gathered to pay their respects to fallen Tamil fighters.

 

Britain

Thousands attended events across the UK, with events held in London, Oxford and Glasgow. 

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British Tamil students paid tribute to the Maaveerar in a special Youth Maaveerar Naal event, held in the run up to November 27. 

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France

In France, multiple events took place across the country, with thousands in attendance at the main event in the capital, Paris. 

A separate ceremony was held to commemorate cadres from the Sea Tigers.

Meanwhile another ceremony in France took place at the graves of Captain Kajan, Lt Col Nathan and Col Paruthi.

Strasbourg

 

 

Switzerland 

Thousands of Swiss Tamils gathered in Zurich on Tuesday to mark Maaveerar Naal, alongside the Tamil nation in the homeland and across this diaspora.

Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city and home to thousands of Tamils, saw a large commemoration event, with people paying their respects before hundreds of portraits of fallen cadre. 

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Germany

German Tamils gathered in Dortmund to mark Maaveerar Naal.

 

In Berlin, German Tamil students held an awareness exhibition in memory of the Maaveerar. 

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Denmark

In Denmark, events for Maaveerar Naal were held in the cities of Herning and Holbæk, and were attended by Danish parliamentarians Jakob Sølvhøj and Trols Ravn.

 

Danish Youth Maaveerar Naal

Danish university students held a Youth Maaveerar Naal event in the week leading up to November 27. 

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Italy

In Italy, Tamils also gathered to lay flowers before portraits of fallen fighters.

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Norway

 

 

Ireland

In Ireland, Tamils gathered in the capital, Dublin to pay tribute to the Maaveerar. 

 

 

Netherlands