Chennai students on indefinite fast on Sri Lankan Tamils issue
-Submitted by Walter Jayawardhana –
Eight students of a city-based college have embarked on a ‘fast-unto-death’ here on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
The students of the Loyola College here, who began the fast yesterday, are staging the protest to press their seven-point charter of demands including an independent probe against Colombo for alleged war crimes, referendum on Tamil Eelam (separate homeland for Tamils) and slapping economic sanctions on Sri Lanka, a protester Joe Britto said.
Meanwhile, DMK president M Karunanidhi appealed to the students to withdraw their fast and resort to other peaceful means of protest.
“Considering that life of every youth is important, the students should immediately withdraw their hunger strike and instead involve themselves in other peaceful means of protest,” he said in a statement.
MDMK chief Vaiko met the students today and expressed his support to them. (Courtesy The New Indian Express)
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This is all propaganda of the eelam supporters brigade. Bet they will call-off the so-called fast unto death on pretext of Karunanidi intervention!
Funny, they took no such action when VP and the LTTE snatched Tamil school kids from their homes and schools in the N & E for their child soldiers brigade, a war crime! Neither they nor the TN political parties nor the Tamil diaspora nor imperial neo-colonial West shed any tears for the poor Tamil kids who died as conscripted child soldiers of the LTTE.
Now that the anti-Christ US President is passing a resolution against SL at UNHRC all these rats are comimg out of their holes to lend massive support. It makes not an iota of difference to SL because SL is not guilty of any war crimes and crimes against humanity etc. The guilty parties are the LTTE who were totally eradicated in the Humanitarian Operation to save nearly 300,000 SL Tamil citizens held hostage by LTTE as a human shield, a war crime, the imperial neo-colonialist West led by USA who daily carry out crimes against humanity in Iraq, Afghanistan and now, Syria. To cover their own horrible crimes they brazenly and hypocritically point the finger at SL, a small fry. UN, UNHRC etc are mere tools of USA and the imperial neo-colonialist West to hit SL, Iran, Cuba and other such counties who dare not to toe-the-line and diktats of USA. Why doesn’t UNHRC condemn USA, Israel, Britain, France, Bharain, Saudi Arabia for their gross crimes against humanity and war crimes which are happening unabated today?
“The students of the Loyola College here, who began the fast yesterday, are staging the protest to press their seven-point charter of demands including an independent probe against Colombo for alleged war crimes, referendum on Tamil Eelam (separate homeland for Tamils) and slapping economic sanctions on Sri Lanka, a protester Joe Britto said.””
Students of Sri Lanka in All collages should satart one-day fast demanding, UN Implement its resolutions in Kashmir with its Plebiscite and Referendum, that has been waiting since 1947, with the Illegal Occupation of Kashmir.
Dear Members of UN Human Rights Council
1. Double Standards of India and not Implementing the UN Resolutin on Kashmir.
The resolution recommended that in order to ensure the impartiality of the plebiscite Pakistan withdraw all tribesmen and nationals who entered the region for the purpose of fighting and that India leave only the minimum number of troops needed to keep civil order. The Commission was also to send as many observers into the region as it deemed necessary to ensure the provisions of the resolution were enacted. Pakistan ignored the UN mandate and continued fighting, holding on to the portion of Kashmir under its control. Subsequently India refused to implement the plebiscite claiming the withdrawal of Pakistan forces was a prerequisite as per this resolution. In 1990 after nearly four decades, the United States changed its position and is no longer urging a plebiscite in Kashmir, saying the dispute should be settled through direct negotiations between India and Pakistan.
The resolution was adopted paragraph by paragraph; no vote on the resolution as a whole was taken.
During the course of its engagement with the Kashmir Conflict, spanning 23 years (1948-1971), the U.N passed a number of resolutions, which were aimed at mediation and resolution of the conflict. Between 1948 and 1971, the U.N Security Council passed 23 resolutions on Kashmir Conflict.
The U.N resolutions regarding the Kashmir issue are not self-enforceable. In other words the resolutions are recommendatory in nature and can be enforced only if the parties to the dispute, viz. India and Pakistan, consent to their application. Indian refusal to implement the U.N resolutions on Kashmir was to relegate them to the margins of the conflict.
2. Human Rights Violations by India on Kashmir
For more than half a century Kashmir, or Paradise on Earth as it is called, has suffered due to the extremely brutal Indian occupation.
Since 1988 over 80 000 civilians including women and children have died at the hands of the Indian army and paramilitary forces.
They want India to end the brutal occupation of Kashmir, their homeland.
Read on to learn about India’s ethnic cleansing campaign in Kashmir and how you can help stop the carnage.
Please Sensor India and recommend to UN Security Council that members should no longer pamper to the Double Standards, and as an initial step impose full sanctions in India. The world has been waiting too long since 1947. United Nations are you deaf and impotent? Or it double Standards?
We should send a plane load of para troopers from our Air Foce to break this up just as Rajiv Gandhi did, throwing parippu over Jaffna.