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Sri Lanka Civil War

Summary

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:
colombotelegraph.com Enough Is Enough! Gnanasara Should Be Arrested! 12/02
dailynews.lk Karuna transferred to separate cell 11/30
foxnews.com Sri Lanka leader asks Trump's help to drop war crime charges 11/29
zeenews.india.com Top Prabhakaran aide arrested in Sri Lanka 11/29
dailynews.lk Rhythmic Bharata Natyam 11/29
tamilguardian.com Tamil political parties commemorate Maaveerar Naal 11/29
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan president appeals to Trump to drop war crimes charges 11/28
dailynews.lk A welcome suggestion 11/28
tamilguardian.com All Party Parliamentary Group For Tamils calls for public commemoration of Maaveerar Naal 11/28
tamilguardian.com Catholic service in Mannar to remember Maaveerar 11/27
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Self-mobilised people pay homage to Eezham Tamil Heroes 11/27
tamilguardian.com Thousands gather at destroyed LTTE cemeteries to mark Maaveerar Naal 11/27
dnaindia.com Sri Lanka seeks Trump's help to drop war crimes charges at UNHRC 11/27
tamilguardian.com Thousands gather in Kilinochchi Thuyilum Illam to mark Maaveerar Naal 11/27
tamilguardian.com Thousands gather at destroyed LTTE cemeteries across North-East to mark Maaveerar Naal 11/27
tamilguardian.com Remembering and rebuilding 11/27
tamilguardian.com Maaveerar remembered outside Koappay military camp 11/27
tamilguardian.com Commemoration at Mannar Thuyilum Illam 11/27
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka’s Foreign Policy In Crisis, As Maithri Seeks ‘Maithri’ From Trump 11/27
tamilguardian.com Tamils in Kilinochchi clean local LTTE cemeteries 11/27
tamilguardian.com Thousands of British Tamils mark Maaveerar Naal 11/27
dnaindia.com Not as bilateral but here's how PCB and BCCI officials are planning Indo-Pak games 11/26
tamilguardian.com North-East newspapers publish feature marking LTTE leader's birthday 11/26
colombotelegraph.com Paranoia & Paralysis: The Buddhist-Muslim Tragicomedy 11/25
tamilguardian.com Locals clean LTTE cemeteries in Kilinochchi 11/25
tamilguardian.com LTTE leader's birthday marked in secret at Jaffna Uni 11/25
dailynews.lk Raviraj murder case: State witness bares all 11/25
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: University of Jaffna commemorates Tamil Eelam Heroes 11/25
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka's delay in accountability could be attempt to avoid it says Rapp 11/24
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo's military, police threaten grassroots not to mark Tamil Eelam Heroes’ Day 11/23
colombotelegraph.com MR’s Former Security Coordinator Ex-STF Commandant Arrested 11/23
tamilguardian.com Human right for Tamils to mark Maaveerar Naal says Mano Ganeshan 11/23
colombotelegraph.com Women Human Rights Defenders In Sri Lanka: Challenges 11/21
colombotelegraph.com Human Rights, Constitutional Reforms & Devolution In Sri Lanka 11/21
dailynews.lk UNHRC orders Sri Lanka to compensate Canadian torture victim 11/21
pulitzercenter.org Scott Anderson and Ben Solomon Discuss 'Fractured Lands' at Yale 11/21
tamilguardian.com 'We will never allow the LTTE to be commemorated' - Minister 11/21
dnaindia.com Subramanian Swamy demands definite policy to fight 'Islamic terrorism' 11/20
vancouversun.com UN Human Rights Committee orders Sri Lanka to compensate Canadian torture victim 11/20
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Jaffna city targeted by occupying Sinhala military and police 11/19
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan justice minister says 32 Muslims in IS 11/19
dailynews.lk THIRTY TWO LANKANS JOIN ISLAMIC STATE MOVEMENT 11/18
tamilnet.com Monk-talk reveals realities set by imperialisms riding on genocidal ‘Sri Lanka’ 11/18
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Didn't know Rajiv killing plan: Nalini in book 11/18
colombotelegraph.com Muslim Council Slams Wijeyadasa’s Inflammatory Speech, Says It Will Give Rise To More Tensions 11/18
colombotelegraph.com A Long Watch: War, Captivity And Return In Sri Lanka 11/17
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military base hinders resettlement at Ka'napathipuram, Ampaa'rai 11/17
tamilguardian.com Bodu Bala Sena issues ultimatum, threatening attacks on Sri Lanka's Muslim community 11/16
colombotelegraph.com Tension Mounts As Batticaloa Buddhist Monk Encroaches A Private Land To Erect Temple 11/16
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka’s Two Faced & Fading Good Governance 11/16
foxnews.com Sri Lankan official dodges UN questions over alleged torture 11/16
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka police arrests Sinhalese man threatening to bomb Muslims 11/15
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka says investigating military links to Jaffna violence 11/15
colombotelegraph.com Police Arrests ‘Saviour Of The Sinhalese’ Who Threatened To Bomb Muslims 11/15
colombotelegraph.com Immediately Detain Sri Lanka’s National Intelligence Chief: Diaspora Tamils Tell Swiss Authorities 11/15
dailynews.lk Trump had acted in a film produced by Rutnam 11/14
dailynews.lk Tiran Alles, two others granted bail 11/10
vanguardngr.com Boko Haram: Give us more time to end insurgency, Defence Minister begs Nigerians 11/09
colombotelegraph.com Messing Up On Mahinda: Michael Roberts On Eelam War IV 11/09
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka records strong tourist growth from China, India 11/08
colombotelegraph.com Aava Has No Links To Army, LTTE – State Minister Of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene 11/05
colombotelegraph.com American Hypocrisy & Obama’s Duplicitous Bureaucrats; Relevance To Sri Lanka 11/05
tamilguardian.com Former defence secretary created gangs in Jaffna – Sri Lankan minister 11/04
colombotelegraph.com EU Linking Shariat Law To GSP+: Do Not Bring Europe’s War On Muslims To Sri Lanka 11/03
colombotelegraph.com Are Religious Conversions Taking Place In Sri Lanka? 11/03
dailynews.lk RADA case : Tiran Alles, two others remanded Charged under Public Property Act 11/02
euractiv.com EU seeks faster reforms on human rights ahead of Sri Lanka trade deal 11/02
dailynews.lk Former MP Tiran Alles remanded 11/02
thehindu.com Indo-Sri Lanka fishermen talks end in stalemate 11/02
dailynews.lk Raviraj Murder: Trial will be heard on a day-to-day basis 10/31
tamilguardian.com Jaffna Muslims remember exodus with black flags 10/30
cpj.org Getting Away With Murder 10/27
cpj.org Extremist groups get away with murders of journalists 10/27
voanews.com Land Mine Survivors, Clearers Honored at State Department 10/27
colombotelegraph.com United Nations Special Rapporteur On Minority Issues: Statement On Sri Lanka 10/27
dailynews.lk Learning from past mistakes 10/26
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Wickramasinghe deploys ‘shadow war’ intelligence squads in Jaffna 10/26
tamilguardian.com ‘My responsibility to protect the honour of war heroes’ declares Sri Lankan president 10/26
colombotelegraph.com Police Hunts For ‘Aava’ 10/26
tamilguardian.com JHU calls for ‘total crackdown’ on former LTTE cadres 10/25
globalvoices.org Sri Lankan Tourism: Booming Again, But Mostly for the Military 10/25
dawn.com The Lankan example 10/24
tamilguardian.com Denmark Tamils remember 29th anniversary of death of fighters 10/23
huffingtonpost.com A Strong Statement on Minority Rights in Sri Lanka 10/23
colombotelegraph.com Court Remands 5 Policemen Who Shot Jaffna University Students; Sirisena Wants Impartial Inquiry 10/22
colombotelegraph.com Countering The Eelam Project 1 & 2; Is The Indian Model The Answer? 10/22
dailytimes.com.pk Sri Lanka arrests police over Tamil student deaths 10/21
tribune.com.pk UN urges Sri Lanka to reduce army’s grasp 10/20
colombotelegraph.com UN Rights Expert Wants Government To Walk The Talk On Minority Rights 10/20
in.reuters.com U.N. official urges Sri Lanka to take stronger measures to protect minorities 10/20
un.org Sri Lanka: UN rights expert urges Government to take concrete steps to protect minorities 10/20
dailynews.lk ‘Trust deficit in post-war Sri Lanka’: UN Special Rapporteur notes 10/20
tamilguardian.com Journalists in Jaffna protest for investigations into journalist deaths and media freedom 10/19
tamilguardian.com Army major pays compensation over 1998 killing of LTTE cadre in custody 10/19
colombotelegraph.com The Fraught Road To Justice: Sri Lankan Victims Of Sexual Violence 10/19
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL Navy delclares war on Tamil fishermen in Arippu, Sinhala police joins SLN 10/19
aljazeera.com Dabiq and ISIL's end of times 10/17
colombotelegraph.com Plot To Kill Me And Sampanthan – NP Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran 10/17
in.reuters.com Sri Lanka anti-corruption chief quits after president's criticism 10/17
colombotelegraph.com Harakiri Or ‘Kiri’ For Gota? President Is ‘Misguided’ By His Own Intelligence 10/16