Youth Fight for Jobs (YffJ) is a campaigning youth organisation based across England, Scotland and Wales backed by 7 national British trade unions the PCS, RMT, the CWU, Unite, UCU, TSSA and BECTU as well as individual trade union branches, student unions and labour movement figures. YffJ also supports Tamil Solidarity. Below is their statement.
Solidarity with young people fighting war crimes in Sri Lanka!
Posted on March 20, 2013
Paul Callanan, Youth Fight for Jobs national organiser says
“Youth Fight for Jobs stands in solidarity with all young people fighting for their rights around the world. It is important we support the student uprising in Tamil Nadu against attempts by the USA to use the UN to prop up and disguise the horrors committed by Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa brutal regime.”
Come to the protest outside US embassy today!
In Solidarity with Tamil Nadu students – In Protest against the US led resolution
Mass demo outside US embassy – Wednesday 20 March, from 4pm-6pm, 24 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ. Nearest station is Marble Arch tube