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Sri Lanka Civil War

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Civil War between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, also known as the Tamil Tigers)
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Stats:

Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 95.6 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
WFP Hunger Map: 21 % undernourished
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 500,000 IDPs
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating B
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Deteriorated
News up to:
tamilguardian.com Unexploded Sri Lankan jet bomb found in Kilinochchi 09/25
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: 15,000 Tamils attend historic uprising in Jaffna, reject Unitary Constitution, ITAK draws flak 09/24
colombotelegraph.com After The Attack On Ambassador Ansar 09/23
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka in 'no hurry' towards reconciliation president tells UN 09/23
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Tamil POWs denounce Colombo's latest announcement, continue fast 09/23
euractiv.com EU court recommends removal of Tamil Tigers and Hamas from terrorist list 09/23
dawn.com EU court moves to keep Hamas, Tamil Tigers off terrorism list 09/23
colombotelegraph.com Dear Mr. Obama, Please Lift The Ban On The LTTE 09/23
pri.org This 'genius grant' recipient says the principles he fights for aren't complicated 09/23
globalvoices.org The Office on Missing Persons in Sri Lanka: A New Chapter or Another Empty Promise? 09/22
dailynews.lk President tells UNGA: No more wars in Sri Lanka 09/22
in.reuters.com EU court moves to keep Hamas, LTTE off terrorism list 09/22
bbc.co.uk EU advised to drop Hamas and Tamil Tigers from terror list 09/22
colombotelegraph.com The State Of Reconciliation 09/22
rt.com Hamas should come off terror list – EU legal advisor 09/22
dailynews.lk Silent struggle 09/21
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan justice minister rejects war crimes allegations 09/21
un.org At UN Assembly, President of Sri Lanka outlines plan for peace and sustainable development 09/21
colombotelegraph.com ‘Gnanasara’ And Sinhaley Alt-Right Antics – ‘Alu Yata Gini’ 09/21
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: ‘Reconciliation prospects’ look as grim as ever: Rev Fr Mangalarajah 09/20
colombotelegraph.com Tricks Or Treat? Transitional Justice For Postwar Sri Lanka  09/20
colombotelegraph.com Winning ‘Hearts & Mind’ Of The South – A Challenge To Tamils Living In Sri Lanka & Its Polity 09/20
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo deploys discrimination in housing assistance to Peasaalai war-affected families 09/18
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL Intelligence sabotages NPC-organised medical inspections on ex-LTTE members 09/17
dailynews.lk PM to visit New Zealand 09/16
dailynews.lk PM to make first official visit to New Zealand 09/16
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Catholic Peace Mission in Jaffna challenges Colombo’s propaganda on ‘reconciliation’ 09/16
colombotelegraph.com Attack On Ambassador Ansar & Tamil Islamophobic Racism 09/16
colombotelegraph.com Sergei De Silva-Ranasinghe’s Review Of Eelam War IV: Reflections 09/16
colombotelegraph.com Fearful Weerawansa Spills The Beans, Tells Exact Location Of Gota’s Mass Graves 09/15
tamilguardian.com Thileepan’s fast marked in Jaffna 09/15
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan ‘war criminals’ living in the UK 09/14
dailynews.lk Dinesh fires salvos at UN Chief 09/14
tamilguardian.com Buddhist monks reassure MP of ‘dangerous constitution’ and war crimes trials 09/14
colombotelegraph.com Mr. Wigneswaran, Please Rewrite Your Speech To The Sinhalese Youth 09/14
tamilguardian.com Indian coast guard detain man fleeing Mullaitivu 09/14
dailynews.lk Dinesh calls for govt’s clarification on Moon’s Rwanda, Bosnia statement 09/14
dailynews.lk Annihilation of the deadly parasite 09/13
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Sirisena's Forest Department escalates appropriations of lands from Tamils in Vanni 09/13
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo's desecration of Tamil Heroes Cemetery comes to light as SLA vacates Kanakapuram 09/12
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Lawyers demand UN action into allegations of Colombo deploying chemical substances on POWs 09/11
tamilguardian.com India deports Tamil with alleged LTTE links 09/11
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo’s Fishing Ministry accelerates structural genocide with EU ‘certificate’ 09/10
dailynews.lk ITAK marking time: Sangaree 09/09
npr.org M.I.A. Takes 'AIM' At A Global Message 09/09
tamilguardian.com Ranil says government is recruiting more Tamils to police forces 09/09
foxnews.com Sri Lankan court allows exhumation of slain editor's remains 09/08
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo adopts further delaying tactics on Tamil POWs cases 09/08
dailynews.lk LTTE affiliates overseas still very much active: Akila 09/08
colombotelegraph.com LTTE, Leader Of The Opposition & Avant Garde Indictments 09/07
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka’s Denial – Surest Guarantee Of Further Genocide 09/07
tamilguardian.com Ranil condemns assault on High Commissioner in Malaysia 09/06
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan foreign secretary calls on country to exploit its potential 'Soft Power' 09/06
dnaindia.com Mahinda Rajapaksa says attack on Sri Lankan envoy was against government 09/05
dailynews.lk Five arrested over assault on Sri Lankan envoy 09/05
colombotelegraph.com Government’s Consolidates Relationship With International Community – Next Steps  09/05
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan army invited to join UN peacekeepers in Mali 09/04
tribune.com.pk Sri Lanka seeks more time for ethnic reconciliation 09/04
dawn.com Footprints: Post-war reconciliation 09/04
tamilguardian.com Credible war crimes inquiry with international actors essential - Wigneswaran tells UN chief 09/03
video.aljazeera.com Ban Ki-Moon urges Sri Lanka to redress wrongs of war 09/03
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Systemic impossibility of Colombo's reconciliation exposed: Tamil political prisoners 09/02
stripes.com UN chief says Sri Lanka killings prompted self-scrutiny 09/02
dailytimes.com.pk UN chief asks Sri Lanka to reduce military presence 09/02
in.reuters.com U.N. chief urges Sri Lanka to redress wrongs of war 09/02
dailynews.lk UN could have saved more lives: Ban 09/02
un.org In first visit to Sri Lanka since end of war, Ban flags role of human rights and sustainable development on path to stability 09/02
foxnews.com Nationalists protest UN chief's visit to Sri Lanka 09/01
in.reuters.com Sri Lanka nationalists protest against U.N. chief visit 09/01
dnaindia.com UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon faces protests in Sri Lanka 09/01
dailynews.lk Athurugiriya shooting; second pistol found 09/01
thehindu.com The youth need to be part of reconciliation, says Ban 09/01
tamilguardian.com Tamils protest against Rajapaksa's visit to Malaysia 09/01
foxnews.com UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in Sri Lanka 08/31
tamilguardian.com Military intelligence officers implicated in Ekneligoda disappearance 08/31
tamilguardian.com Former LTTE cadre detained by white van in Kilinochchi 08/31
tamilguardian.com Vaiko calls on international community to help locate missing Tamils 08/31
dailynews.lk Former Army Lieutenant convicted for causing death by negligence 08/31
colombotelegraph.com Bribery Commission Files Case Against Eight Including Gota And Avante Garde Chairman 08/31
colombotelegraph.com The Suicide Act 1961 08/31
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: CBK answerable to crimes committed under her regime: Ananthy Sasitharan 08/31
dailynews.lk Our aim not division but devolution: Opposition Leader Sampanthan 08/31
colombotelegraph.com Open Letter To UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon 08/30
euronews.com Sri Lanka teenager held over presidental website 'exam protest' hack 08/30
reuters.com Families of people missing in Sri Lanka's civil war march in silence 08/30
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: White van abduction reported in Ki'linochchi on International Day of Disappeared 08/30
tamilguardian.com 'Missing LTTE cadres are abroad' claims foreign minister 08/30
colombotelegraph.com Security Can Coexist With Human Rights 08/29
dnaindia.com Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's website hacked twice within two days 08/28
tribune.com.pk Sri Lanka cricket team attackers killed: police 08/28
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo steps up deceptive preparations for Ban Ki-moon's ‘inspection’ 08/28
colombotelegraph.com Indian Notions Of Its Sri Lanka Involvement 08/27
dailynews.lk Case against Tiran Alles: HC seeks clarification from SC 08/24
colombotelegraph.com Prageeth Ekneligoda Had No Links To LTTE: CID Tells Homagama Courts 08/24
in.reuters.com Sri Lankan reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance -minister 08/24
tamilguardian.com ‘No compulsion’ to implement UN resolution insists Sri Lankan president 08/23
colombotelegraph.com When I Heard LTTE Forces Order Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassination 08/23
colombotelegraph.com Top Level Decisions Need To Be Backed By Education On The Ground  08/22
colombotelegraph.com The LTTE’s Forced Recruitment Of Children In Armed Combat 08/22
dailynews.lk Alleged deaths, illnesses of ex-LTTE cadres: Five member committee to assist probe 08/21