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Workers’ parties demand Sri Lanka ceasefire

Wednesday 18 March 2009

The parties that gathered at the recent international committee meeting of the Fourth International called for autonomy for the Tamil people.

"We, the undersigned leaders of workers’ parties, demand that the Government of Sri Lanka stop attacks that can destroy thousands of Tamils and agree to a ceasefire with the LTTE to start discussions in order to install an interim government for the Tamil homeland."

The workers’ parties signing the appeal are are from Mexico, Japan, France, Germany, Britain, Italy, the U.S.A., South Africa, Canada, The Philippines, Brazil, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Algeria, Sweden and Denmark.