Tamil groups from around the world, coordinated by the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE), initiated the process of drafting the Freedom Charter, through extensive consultation from Tamils worldwide.
Several renowned international personalities and dignitaries are attending this event to give their support for this initiative. A three day conference will take place in the run up to the declaration, where several research papers dealing with varies issues relating to Tamil’s freedom, are going to be submitted by leading academicsfrom around the world.
This declaration will take place in the historic city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the USA, where Mr. Thaddeus Stevens played a leading role in legally abolishing slavery. He was also instrumental in US President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Emancipation Proclamation, which freed slaves.
“As Tamils envision the future and look forward to the fruition of Tamil Eelam, the Freedom Charter containing the Freedom Demands of Tamils worldwide, would be a cornerstone of Tamil’s Freedom,” said Mr. Rudrakumaran, the Prime Ministerof Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE).
“Aspiring to take the Vaddukoddai Resolution – which called for the creation of Tamil Eelam – forward, taking inspiration from Britain’s Magna Carta, the Freedom Charter of the African National Congress (ANC) and the Palestinian National Charter, the Tamil Eelam Freedom Charter will enshrine the Freedom Demands of our people”, continued Mr. Rudrakumaran.