Sri Lanka’s Northern Province Governor Cooray in London – TGTE to Hold Protest
Sri Lanka’s Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray is visiting London. Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) announced that it will hold protest against Governor’s public event. So far Governor Cooray is evading protesters by changing his event venues. “He is on the Run hiding from the Tamil protesters” said one organizer of the protest.
As the representative of the Sri Lankan Government in the war effected Northern province, he is being accused of not caring about the Tamil war victims and instead help facilitate the presence in the Northern Province, very large number of Sri Lankan Security forces, who have been accused by the UN for have committed War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity against Tamils.
According to UN internal Review Report on Sri Lanka around 70 thousand Tamil civilians were killed in six months in 2009 and Tamil women were sexually assaulted and raped by Sri Lankan Security forces, whom Governor Cooray is protecting and facilitating their stay among the victims.
He is also accused of facilitating Sinhalese settlements in Tamil areas in order to make Tamils a minority in their traditional homeland.