Tamil People (Sri Lanka)

Petitions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Andrew Pelling Andrew Pelling Independent, Croydon Central 12:00 am, 30th March 2010

I am grateful to the House for its courtesy in allowing me to present so many petitions at the same time. The first reads as follows:

The Petition of the people of Croydon,

Declares that following the end of hostilities in Sri Lanka the detained Tamil people have been held against their will, without any freedom of movement in unsanitary IDP camps.

The Petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges HM Government to press the Sri Lankan government for the implementation of a thorough going release of Tamil people in IDP camps and the commencement of talks to bring home rule to Tamil lands to the benefit of all Sri Lanka.

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