“Presidential Elections – 2015” statement by the Tamil Civil Society

It is beyond debate that the Tamils have suffered immensely under the incumbent President’s regime. It was under his rule that the worst and most destructive chapter of the genocidal process against the Tamil people was carried out. Even after the end of war his Government continues to ferociously implement a multi-faceted genocidal programme that aims at destroying the collective existence of the Tamil people. The suffering of the Tamil people continues unabated in the form of land grab, Sinhala Buddhisisation, Militarisation, violence against ex-combatants, illegal arrests etc. Hence the question of Tamil people voting for the incumbent President just does not arise.

However we are also aware historically that regime change does not necessarily result in change in the lives of the Tamil people.

Read the full statement by the Tamil Civil Society Forum here – http://f.cl.ly/…/TCSF%20on%20Presidential%20Elections%2023%…


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