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Five Tamil parties arrive at consensus on demands to be presented to presidential aspirants

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Five Tamil political parties have arrived at a consensus over the demands to be put forth to the presidential aspirants following discussions held under the auspices of the Federation of the Association of Jaffna and Eastern University Students.

They have also signed a memorandum of understanding on the said demands. The memorandum highlights the key demands of Tamils.
The five parties that signed the memorandum are Tamil National Alliance (TNA), People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE), Eelam's People's Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF), Tamil Makkal Kootani (TMK) and Tamil Eelam Liberation Organisation (TELO),
The key demands in the memorandum are:
1) Reject a unitary state in the new Constitution and establish a federal state for Tamils;
2) Refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court (ICC) or to a specially created International Criminal Tribunal for Sri Lanka, for the war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed against Tamil people;
3) Sri Lankan Security Forces should vacate all the lands they have occupied since the war started and return lands to their rightful owners;
4) Stop Government sponsored /assisted Sinhala colonisation of the Northern and Eastern Provinces;
5) Repeal the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA);
6) Unconditionally release all Tamil political prisoners;
7) Create an international mechanism to address the issue of the disappeared Tamils.”

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