LIVE- Discussion on Sri Lanka’s Ethnocratic Land Grabs

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 ThaaiNilam: Land Grabbing – The Real Pandemic for the Tamils in Sri Lanka screening of documentary will be followed by an online panel discussion entitled “Sri Lanka’s Ethnocratic Land Grabs: Methods, Consequences, and Tamil Land Defence.”

LIVE: https://fb.watch/8eQt5l153w/

The list of event participants includes the following.

Keynote address: Prof. Oren Yiftachel, Lynn and Lloyd Hurst Family Chair of Urban Studies, Geography Dept. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva, Israel

Panelist: Dr. Medha Patkar, Indian social activist and founder of Narmada Bachao Andolan and the National Alliance of People’s Movements.

Panelist: Ms Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director,  The Oakland Institute, California, USA

Panelist: Professor Ramu Manivannan, Department of Politics & Public Administration School of Politics & International Studies, University of Madras, Chennai, India 

• The panel discussion will be followed by a musical performance by Canadian Tamil artist, Shan Vincent de Paul.

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