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Origins and tragedy of the Sri Lankan civil war
Gulf News

What if the Tamil Tigers weren't labelled as ...

Listen The elections in Sri Lanka next month come just ahead of a much-anticipated report on the alleged war crimes by prime ministerial candidate and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's government during the country's civil war. May 2009 saw ... Gulf Time UAE, 5 days ago
Times of India

Former LTTE operative, who lost leg in Sri Lankan civil war, arrested in Tamil Nadu for acquiring fake passport

The Trichy police arrested a native of Ramanathapuram for helping the former LTTE member get the fake passport. They were searching for a man in Chennai for helping him.
 Times of India5 days ago

Whatsapp helps displaced Lankan siblings to reunite after 36 years

Tiruchirapalli, Jul 7 (UNI) Seperated due to the civil war in Sri Lanka, a post in social networking mobile application "Whatsapp" helped a 76-year-old woman to reunite with her younger brother after 36 years. It was a heart-wrenching moment, ...
 United News of India3 weeks ago

Destination Sri Lanka

Even after the end of Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009, the island nation remained an international outsider, with the then-President Mahinda Rajapaksa not enjoying the best of relations with the West and India. Under Rajapaksa's regime, India-Sri ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Sri Lankan lessons for India

I had visited Colombo five years ago, just after the civil war ended, and had found it to be a pleasant but unremarkable city. Then during my children's summer holidays in May, I found myself making another trip with my family to Sri Lanka. This ...
 VC Circle1 month ago
Bangalore Mirror

Civil war victims to get justice in Lanka

Sri Lanka's ruling party on Thursday pledged justice for thousands of victims of the country's three-decade-long civil war and maximum devolution of power, two key demands of ethnic minority Tamils, as it released its manifesto ahead of next month's ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago The centre of a war  Bangalore Mirror1 month ago

Activists commemorate Black July in Sri Lanka

As Sri Lankan Tamils mark the anniversary of the Black July riots, which triggered a quarter-century of civil war, activists say the lines of division still run deep through the island nation. On July 23, 1983, fighters with the Liberation Tigers ...
 Malaysian Insider6 days ago Activists demand justice in Sri Lanka rape case  UCAN India2 months ago

HRW slams promotion of Lanka civil war general

leged war crimes, a prominent rights group today said. New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) condemned the promotion of the general decorated for the defeat of the Tamil Tigers in 2009 that ended the over three-decade civil war. Major General Jagath Dias ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Japan Times

Sri Lanka's memory wars thwart reconciliation

Six years after the end of the civil war that claimed at least 70,000 lives between 1983 and 2009, Sri Lanka appears to have made little progress on reconciliation between its ethnic Tamils and Sinhalese majority. In the war-ravaged northern ...
 Japan Times1 month ago
Washington Post

Can reconciliation in Sri Lanka heal wounds of a long civil war?

By , PALAI VEEMANKAMAN, Sri Lanka — When Parameswari Uthayakumaran saw her house last month for the first time in 25 years, she stood in the rubble and wept. All her belongings, the doors, even the tiled roof had been stripped away. She had ...
 Washington Post1 month ago Can reconciliation heal Sri Lankan war wounds?  Capital Bay1 month ago
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