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Tensions Rise as Tamils Rally Against Land Seizing: Military Warns People Not to Attend

There is intense tension in Northern Sri Lanka, as Tamil political parties are organizing a rally opposing Sri Lankan Government taking Tamil's lands.
    June 25, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- There is intense tension in Northern Sri Lanka, as Tamil political parties are organizing a rally opposing Sri Lankan Government taking Tamil's lands. This rally is taking place tomorrow (Tuesday, June 26th) in a place called Murukandy in the Kilinochi district. There are reports that Security forces are going to houses and warn residents not to attend.

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) announced that the rally will definitely take place despite threats and intimidation by the security forces. This rally is expected to attract large number of people and several Tamil Members of Parliament. An earlier rally in Jaffna was attacked by the security forces last week.

This rally is also gaining moment around the world, as Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) announced that it is organizing parallel rallies worldwide on the same day, supporting the rally inside Sri Lanka. It is reported that TGTE is organizing rallies in different capitals and outside the UN in New York and UNESCO in Paris.


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