About Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day

May 18th as “Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day” is being commemorated by Tamils all around the world. The day May 18th in the year 2009 culminated in the largest number of Tamil people massacred by Sri Lankan armed forces in Mullivaaikkal, a coastal village in Mullaithivu, Sri Lanka. As the 10th anniversary commemoration fast approaching, “Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day” is to gain momentum within the international community. Groups of organizations and individuals are putting together legal analysis, evidences and eyewitnesses of Tamil Genocide. 

As the 10th anniversary commemoration fast approaching, “Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day” is to gain momentum within the international community. Groups of organizations and individuals are putting together legal analysis, evidences and eyewitnesses of Tamil Genocide.

This will be one of the platforms for academics, lawyers, professionals, students and concerned individuals, to lay the foundation for international recognition of Tamil Genocide. Also, this platform will provide strategic direction to support efforts of charging individuals who has been committing genocide, through domestic and international legal processes. Gathering eyewitness stories are also an on-going effort. 

This platform will also display atrocities committed by Sri Lankan forces and specific stories of survivors of Tamil Genocide. This platform will also allow many narratives of the history of conflict to be heard and disseminated. 

A research team will continuously report on the collection of evidences and emerging developments in the area of human rights violations, war crimes, crimes against humanity and structural genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. We also will support any genocide studies and related fields of academic research.

This will be one of the platforms for academics, lawyers, professionals, students and concerned individuals, to lay the foundation for international recognition of Tamil Genocide. Also, this platform will provide strategic direction to support efforts of charging individuals who has been committing genocide, through domestic and international legal processes. Gathering eyewitness stories are also an on-going effort.