MPs comment following motion on Tamil genocide – May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 at 1:53 pm  Federal, Politics

Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree speaks with reporters in Ottawa following the House of Commons’ unanimous adoption of his motion concerning Tamils in Sri Lanka. Government House leader Mark Holland also makes remarks. The motion calls for the House to acknowledge the genocide of Tamils and to recognize May 18 of each year as Tamil Genocide Remembrance Day. Thousands of Tamils died during the civil war in Sri Lanka. The conflict between government forces and Tamil Tiger separatists ended on May 18, 2009, after nearly thirty years.

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