The Tamil people, also known as Tamilar (Tamil: தமிழர், romanized: Tamiḻar, pronounced [tamiɻaɾ] in the singular or தமிழர்கள், Tamiḻarkaḷ, [tamiɻaɾxaɭ] in the plural) or simply Tamils (), are a Dravidian ethno-linguistic group who trace their ancestry to the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Union territory of Puducherry or to Sri Lanka. Tamils constitute 5.9% of the population in India (concentrated mainly in Tamil Nadu), 15% in Sri Lanka, 6% in Mauritius, 7% in Malaysia and 5% in Singapore. Tamils, with a population of around 76 million and with a documented history stretching back over 2,000 years, are one of …



ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 28 September 2023 English

In recent months, there have been multiple reported incidents of members of the Khalistan movement based in various Western countries including Canada, the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), …

movement that demands an independent state for Tamils. The movement, also largely based overseas since country’s sole official language made it difficult for Tamils to gain access to employment and education opportunities population), Sri Lankan Tamils (11.2%), Sri Lankan Moors (9.3%), Indian Tamils (4.1%), and others (Sri and Central parts, Sri Lankan Tamils in the North and East, Indian Tamils in the Central areas of the majoritarianism to carve out an ‘egalitarian’ state for the Tamils.60 The group’s supporters in the diaspora have

MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 26 September 2023

from the NNC informed the Governor of Assam of the result of the plebiscite, and was told in return that the government could not For the N agas this was …

•No.60 The Inuit (Eskimo) of Canada •No.25 The Tamils of Sri Lanka (Revised 1983 edition) •No.61 Lebanon:

ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 14 August 2023 English

Since the establishment of their diplomatic relations in 1948, [1] Sri Lanka and the United States (US) have had a tumultuous relationship broadly spanning the following phases: From the 1950s …

two interconnected issues—the reconciliation of Tamils and strengthening democracy in Sri Lanka; and ‘real results’: US on Sri Lanka govt’s talks with Tamils,” Telegraph India, February 01, 2023, https://www com/world/keen-to-see- sri-lanka-governments-talks-with-minority-tamils-produce-real-results-united- states-under-secr

Individual Contributors to Policy Commons · 8 August 2023 English

1. Why are Celtic governments more progressive than Celtic voters? 2. Why are so many Tamils so good with numbers? 3. Is it time for a new atomic altruism? 4. “Analysis of 50 major Europe- and North America-based

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 8 August 2023 English

This framework outlines how to integrate gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) into ADB’s operations in South Asia to help close the gender gap, combat exclusion, and bolster equitable economic …

classes, and denotified and nomadic tribes Dalits Tamils and some Sinhala groups Pastoral communities plains Adivasi Janajatis, Madhesis Sri Lankan Tamils Tamils of Indian origin Scheduled tribes and particularly

DPG: Delhi Policy Group · 7 August 2023 English

DPG is deeply committed to the growth of India’s national power and purpose, the security and prosperity of the people of India and India’s contributions to the global public good. …

discussed the politically sensitive issue of Sri Lankan Tamils, which is of particular concern to New Delhi. In of Sri Lanka will fulfil the aspirations of the Tamils. Will drive the process of rebuilding for equality

OHCHR: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights · 31 July 2023 English

Many of the large number of disappearances caused by the civil war2 remain unresolved due to the Government’s failure to keep its promises to release information and identities of individuals …

Disappearance is a tactic that was used against mostly Tamils during Sri Lanka’s civil war. The background of disappearances. Disappearance was used against Muslims and Tamils in the north and east by paramilitary groups during Truth of What Happened to Enforced Disappeared Tamils in Sri Lanka (Aug. 30, 2019) https://www.colombotelegraph ruth-of-what-happened-to- enforced-disappeared-tamils-in-sri-lanka/. 5 Chulani Kodikara, “Where are they truth-of-what-happened-to-enforced-disappeared-tamils-in-sri-lanka/ https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index

HelpAge India · 24 July 2023 English

over-caution, isolation, anxiety, lack of Despite the example of the other access to health care and basic facilities, countries in the world and being a fear of lack of care …

focusing on the role of digital histories of Indian Tamils. Living outside individual technologies in facilitating to the homeland, root causes of overseas—Indian Tamils assume together in the population movement such new generations of Tamils. This participatory action research project focuses on Tamils who migrated This creating a shared website to record as generations of Tamils now permanently oral histories their personal migration

Mixed Migration Centre · 18 July 2023 English

The charges are a result of the work of the Royal Commission for Inquiry set up by Malaysia in 2019 New Zealand to investigate crimes and abuse committed by the …


UN: The United Nations · 3 July 2023 English

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Karuna’s group, who wears a face mask and selects Tamils for investigation at checkpoints or in round-ups that his removal is imminent, given the number of Tamils returned to Sri Lanka prior to the submission State party, and the fact that it is common for Tamils not to mention any association with LTTE for fear

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