Tamils

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Sri Lankan Expatriates - Distribution By Continent - Europe - France
... There are over 100,000 Sri Lankan Tamils living in France ... The vast majority of Parisian Tamils fled Sri Lanka as refugees in the 1980s, escaping the violent civil conflict ... Prefecture was initially quite reluctant about granting asylum to Tamils ...
Seeman (director) - Controversies
... He was first arrested in February 2010 for his support to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and against Sri Lankan Government for the genocide against the Eelam ... time for allegedly making speeches against Sri Lanka and against its Navy which killed 500 plus Tamil fisherman while fishing in the sea, and later released ... attack on the actor, who allegedly made a comical derogatory remark on a Tamil woman in an interview ...
Sri Lankan Tamil Nationalism - Before Independence - Early Beginning
... in 1814, was a primary contributor to the development of political awareness among Tamils ... of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, Methodists and Anglican churches led to a revival among Tamils of the Hindu faith ... He translated literary works to encourage the use of the Tamil Language and spread Hindu Saiva principles ...
Tamil Nationalism
... Tamil nationalism has developed among the Tamils of both Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka ... It expresses itself in the form of linguistic purism ("Pure Tamil"), of nationalism and irredentism ("Dravida Nadu"), and of Anti-Casteism ("Self-Respect Movement") ... Tamil nationalists in Sri Lanka attempted to create an independent state (Tamil Eelam) amid the increasing political and physical violence against ordinary Tamils ...
Negombo Tamils
... Negombo Tamils or Puttalam Tamils is a term usually used for native Sri Lankan Tamils who live in the western Gampaha and Puttalam districts of Sri Lanka ... It does not apply to Tamil immigrants from other parts of Island into these districts ... They are distinguished from other Tamils from the island nation by their unique dialect(s), one of which is known as Negombo Tamil dialect, facial characteristics such as their thick ...