Tim Martin (human rights)

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Tim Martin
OccupationAid Worker
OrganizationAct Now
Known forHuman Rights Activist

Tim Martin is the Director of the Human Rights Campaign group Act Now. A former British humanitarian aid worker who worked in Sri Lanka founded Act Now with fellow aid workers after seeing human rights violations and mass killing in Sri Lanka against Tamils.[1] Tim Martin went on a 21-day fast outside British Parliament to protest against the killing of Tamils in Sri Lanka. [2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]


  1. ^ Act now
  2. ^ "Hunger strike of British Aid worker enters 16th day". Tamilnet. 3 June 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  3. ^ "British Aid worker suspends hunger strike". Tamilnet. 9 June 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  4. ^ Hunger Striker's plea to Obama
  5. ^ Tamil demonstrators say Times report backs massacre claims
  6. ^ "Activist seized from lawyer's car in Sri Lanka". Mark Tran. The Guardian. 20 May 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Tamil woman raped by Sri Lankan soldiers to be deported". Channel4. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Tim Martin of "Act Now" seeks justice for Sri Lankan Tamils". transcurrents.com. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Thousands to march in support of Tamils". Colombo Times  – via HighBeam (subscription required). 10 April 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Act Now plays with wrong script on Lanka". Daily News. 12 February 2011. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  11. ^ "British NGO pushes for Sudan type referendum in SL". The Island. 9 February 2011. Retrieved 12 December 2017.

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