13th April 22:22
Hey Sri Lankan State Terrorists : "Don't ruin Tamils' future" - Please .. Don't kill them
"Don't ruin Tamils' future" Jaffna Bishops tells President, PM
[TamilNet, December 25, 2003 12:03 GMT]
The Bishop of Jaffna Rt. Rev. Thomas Saundranayagam in his Christmas
message Thursday appealed to Sri Lanka’s President and Prime
Minister not to let the current power struggle between them ruin the
opportunity for the Tamil people to achieve a prosperous future.
“The leader of the Liberation Tigers, Mr. V. Pirapaharan, made a
firm commitment to finding a peaceful resolution to the longstanding
Tamil question in his Heroes’ Day speech. We welcome his stand
at this critical juncture”, the Bishop of Jaffna said in his
Rt Rev.Thomas Saundranayagam said he is making the appeal on behalf of
the Tamils who lost their freedom and fundamental rights and have been
suffering due to the war and other destruction for two decades.
“We should guide our Tamil youth taking into consideration the
future of Tamils. The talents of today's youth should be harnessed to
lead a life that could make them the good leaders of tomorrow. Tamils
are not even prepared think of another war in their dreams, as they
are the people who have to face the brutal consequences of it.
"The current constitutional crisis between the President and Prime
Minister has caused serious concern among Tamils. A political solution
to the ethnic conflict can be achieved only through the joint efforts
of the President and Prime Minister,” the Bishop said in his