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On 11th Anniversary of Genocide'83 - London
23 July 1994
Saturday 23 July 1994 thousands of Tamils in England, Scotland and Wales
participated in a demonstration march in London to mark the eleventh anniversary
of the July'83 genocide. The march started at Temple Place behind the premises
of the Indian High Commission and wound its way to Conway Hall in Holborn. A
public meeting was held at Conway Hall.
Amongst those who addressed the meeting were Mr. A.C. Shanthan, United Tamil Organisation (UTO), Ms. Zoe Lightfoot, Spokesperson, All Nations Forum International, Mr.Estevao Cabral, Fretlin Liberation Movement (East Timor) , Mr.Win Soe, Chairman, Solidarity for Democracy in Burma,Mr.Robert AP Tomas, Celtic League, Ms.Medea, Kurdish Workers Association, Ms. Diedre Mconnel, Campaign Against State Terrorism in Sri Lanka, Mr. Neminathan, Solicitor, Mr.S.Sriskandarajah, Solicitor, Ms.Shivani Jegarajah, Barrister at Law, Jude Paheerathan and Dr.S. Dharmalingam. Dr. Dharmalingam who himself was incarcerated by Sri Lanka and was fortunate to survive the July'83 massacre in Welikade Jail, was the chief guest.