Sri Lanka

International
Tamil Refugee Assistance Network

Raising the voice of the invisible

Refugees

LIVING AS A TAMIL REFUGEE IN SRI-LANKA

  • More than 146,679, Tamils were killed directly and indirectly during the last stage of war in Sri Lanka,
  • More than 16,356 Tamils were made disabled during the war in Sri Lanka,
  • More than 282,380 Tamils have been forced to flee,
  • Nearly 1,400 Tamils died in a week in Refugee camps. Humanitarian assistance denied by Sri Lankan government,
  • More than 89,000 war widows,
  • No proper school functioning and healthcare,
  • Uncertainty day to day life,
  • Enforced disappearances, torture, rape, arbitrary arrest and detention, lack of accountability, impunity, censorship, are among the reported human rights abuse,
  • Rejected asylum-seekers and returnees appear to be at risk to torture, if accused of anti-government political activities,
  • The Northern and Eastern provinces that were affected by the war are still under the control of the military, and
  • Tamil people have no freedom at all.

I-TRAN for Refugees

Guided by Tamil values and experience, I-TRAN is working to address the global Tamil refugee crisis. We protect Tamil refugees throughout the world and displaced persons in home land, helping them to build new lives in safety and with dignity.

Why? Because as long as there are still places where it is a crime to be who you are, we have a mandate to be who we are

Join us today. Sign up to learn how you can make a difference on one of the most urgent issues of our time. If you would like to know more about our action, go to our website: www.i-tran.ca

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Thanks in advance for your donation
This will help us our first project for displaced people and advocate for Tamil refugees in developing countries

You can make a donation either with your credit card, using the paypal button, or by check at the attention of I-TRAN at the below address

Subject: I-TRAN Fund

Unit C-1111 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2G 1L4