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COTANZ welcomes warning from Robert Blake

Friday, 14 August 2009, 11:03 am | COTANZ

Tamils Desire to Freedom The Tamil struggle in Sri Lanka started decades ago when Tamils were discriminated by successive Sinhala Government that refused to democratically share power. This frustration and years of alienation of the Tamil people led to ... More >>

Tamils Struggle

Friday, 22 May 2009, 10:46 am | COTANZ

The Consortium of Tamil Associations of New Zealand (COTANZ) is deeply shocked and saddened by the events of the last several days in Sri Lanka. More >>

TODAY!! Tamils Protest Sri Lankan Independence Day

Wednesday, 4 February 2009, 10:40 am | COTANZ

The whole of the Kiwi Tamil community is in utter despair and is desperate for peace in the Vanni region of northern Sri Lanka. Many, many Kiwi Tamils have families and friends trapped by the fighting in the Vanni region. The Sri Lankan government is ... More >>

Vigil to Save the Tamils

Saturday, 15 November 2008, 10:52 am | COTANZ

Vigil to Save the Tamils Shelling and bombings have become a day-to-day life for Sri Lankan Tamils living in the north-east areas. Displaced people are living in shelters without food, medicine and proper basic facilities. More >>

Human Rights Situation Of Tamils In Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 1 April 2008, 9:14 am | COTANZ

This summary has been prepared by COTANZ, which represents Tamil associations throughout New Zealand. There is a feeling within the New Zealand Tamil community that the Tamils in Sri Lanka have been abandoned by the international community. More >>

Thousands Homeless In Sri Lanka's East

Friday, 16 March 2007, 11:31 am | COTANZ

COTANZ Consortium of Tamil Associations in New Zealand. Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North 14 March 2007 More >>

Tamils Need Help from International Community

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 9:43 am | COTANZ

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Robert Blake says the United States “remains deeply committed to continue our assistance to Sri Lanka to enhance economic development, help recover from the [2004] tsunami, and work with Sri Lanka on a durable solution ... More >>

Tamils Need Help from International Community

Wednesday, 13 December 2006, 10:24 am | COTANZ

Liberation Tigers Political Head, S. P. Thamilchelvan, in his address on International Human Rights Day held in Kilinochchi Sunday, stated that the Sri Lankan Government, depriving the Tamil people of their fundamental birthrights such as the "right ... More >>

Assassination of Tamil Parliamentarian

Monday, 13 November 2006, 10:39 am | COTANZ

COTANZ Consortium of Tamil Associations in New Zealand Auckland Wellington Christchurch Palmerston North 13 th November 2006 More >>