Twelve years ago this time, Tamils across the world felt helpless and unable to answer the cries for help as Sri Lanka’s war came to a brutal end in May 2009. The United Nations estimates up to 70,000 civilians were killed during the last phase of the war. Many more lives were lost during the course of the conflict.
LIVE streaming Sunday May 16th:10:30 AM EST
This year, the Canadian Tamil Congress (CTC) will host the May Mullivaikal Memorial event virtually due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and will include a multi-faith service featuring prayers by various religious representatives. The event will conclude with remarks from leaders and Canadian elected representatives.
Speakers for this remembrance event will also include Professor Suba Veerapandian (Tamil Nadu, India), Alan Keenan – International Crisis Group, T. Velmurugan, Founder, Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi and Member of the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu and Kanimozhi Mathi, Lawyer and Activist.
We hope that you are able to join us at this important remembrance event on Sunday May 16th:10:30 AM EST. This event will be broadcast LIVE on CTC’s facebook page a https://www.facebook.com/CanadianTamilCongress