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"To us all towns are one, all men our kin.
Life's good comes not from others' gift, nor ill
Man's pains and pains' relief are from within.
Thus have we seen in visions of the wise !."
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Tamil Poem in Purananuru, circa 500 B.C 

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Tamils - a Nation without a State

South Africa - தென்னாபிரிக்கா
- an estimated 250,000 Tamils live in South Africa -
about 70% in Kwazulu-Natal

Durban Tamils protest against Sri Lanka's Rights violations
[TamilNet, June 24, 2006 ]


 

Representatives of the Tamil Co-ordinating Committee of South Africa (TCC), members of organizations supporting human rights in South Africa, and expatriate Tamils staged a peaceful march and placard demonstration in front of the Durban City Hall, South Africa Friday 23rd June 2006. More than 200 people protested the human rights violations of the Sri Lanka Government against Tamil civilians and European Unionís proscription of the LTTE, organizers of the event said.

Protesters carried placards and shouted slogans highlighting the human rights violations, including the recent murder of civilians in Mannar and Jaffna, carried out by the Sri Lankan armed forces.  This demonstration was organized by Tamil Co-ordinating Committee of South Africa (TCC).

 

 

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