Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 20, 2008
Tamils for Obama, a political action committee of American Tamils, announces its political and fundraising support for Democratic candidate Senator Barack Obama.
Tamils are an ethnic group living mainly in the northeast of Sri Lanka and southern India. They are a minority population in Sri Lanka, and are currently engaged in a civil war they regard as genocide. Tamils for Obama is comprised of Tamils who have settled in the U.S., or who were born here.
The Tamils are the victims in the genocidal civil war in Sri Lanka. They hope that they can draw the world's attention to their problem before they are completely crushed. Focusing America's eyes on their plight will be a big step in the right direction, they think, and political activity is one way they hope to get America's notice.
Tamils for Obama hopes Obama's presidency and policy will help bring a stable and permanent devolution of power in Sri Lanka. They dream of a two-state solution, or at least local self-government, in which they and the majority Singhalese each are able to nurture and protect themselves.
Funding is an important part of politics. It allows campaigns and PACs to raise their voices and be heard. By contributing money through the Tamils for Obama website, politically progressive Americans are helping the Obama campaign to raise its voice, and also helping the Tamils to raise theirs. Tamils for Obama is humbly asking all Americans who support the Obama-Biden ticket to contribute to the Democratic campaign through their website (http://www.tamilsforObama.com/Contribution.html ).
Tamils for Obama gratefully acknowledges the generous support that Americans sent to Sri Lanka in the wake of the 2004 tsunami (Even though the national government of Sri Lanka with held most of the Tamils' portion of it.). Tamils are also grateful for Americans' contribution to aid and non-governmental organizations that have assisted war victims in Sri Lanka. Here Tamils for Obama is asking for support not for Tamils but for the Obama-Biden campaign. As politically progressive Americans, many would probably give them these donations happily anyway. Tamils for Obama is just asking that the money be sent via our website.
To contact the group, email any communication to info(at)TamilsforObama.com or call at (617) 765- 4394 and speak to or leave a message for the PR Director, Tamils for Obama.
Visit their website at http://www.TamilsforObama.com
Tamils For Obama 2008