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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:
abc.net.au Alarm over liver disease dangers for quarter of a million Australians untreated for hepatitis 07/28
aljazeera.com Navi Pillay: Speaking truth to power 07/27
dailynews.lk The finale of the Ranaviru Real Star 07/27
colombotelegraph.com Relevance Of Freedom Of Association In 1992 And Today; Ratawesi Peramuna And Its Players 07/27
colombotelegraph.com Throw The ‘Look Africa’ Policy Into The Waste Paper Basket And Adopt A ‘Look West’ Policy Instead – ST Editorial 07/27
colombotelegraph.com Recall Sri Lanka’s Ambassador To Israel, Donald Perera Immediately: Salley 07/26
english.people.com.cn China-Sri Lanka ties at new high, focusing on trade, investment: ambassador 07/26
scmp.com Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland 07/25
colombotelegraph.com UNHRC Gaza Vote & Indo-Lanka Ties 07/25
dailynews.lk India distances itself from Tamil Nadu -TNA-LTTE and Eelam 07/25
colombotelegraph.com Healing The Wounds: Working With The Diaspora 07/25
tamilguardian.com Canada's Liberal party leader joins Tamils in Black July remembrance 07/25
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka, no longer a developing country - S.B 07/25
tamilguardian.com CPA criticises expansion of presidential commission mandate 07/25
nzherald.co.nz Sri Lankan asylum seekers to be taken to Australia 07/25
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka And Australia – Forging An Unprincipled And Unholy Alliance 07/24
tamilguardian.com Rajapaksa declines invitation to Commonwealth, fearing Tamil protests 07/24
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka Has Fallen Prey To Israel Traps: Dayan Jayatilleka 07/24
abc.net.au Can Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo deliver an Obama-style break from the past? 07/23
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: British writer blasts UK's unscrupulous arms-deals 07/23
dailynews.lk LADY, WHERE ARE OUR KIDS? 07/23
dailynews.lk Parents of missing Tamil children demand answers from TNA’s Ananthi Sasitharan 07/23
dailynews.lk Land housing Army camps in Jaffna shrunk to 6,500 acres 07/23
dailynews.lk Ranil’s call for democracy and good governance is a fraud 07/23
colombotelegraph.com Thawheed Jamaat’s Call To Protect SL Muslims Irks Security Establishment 07/23
dailynews.lk Women play crucial role in country's development - Tissa 07/23
dailynews.lk [Ex Services News] 24.07.2014 07/23
abc.net.au Gaza hospital hit, as Kerry begins new diplomatic push for peace 07/22
dailynews.lk No S.Asian country will support probe against Lanka 07/22
in.reuters.com Tamil girl accuses naval personnel of rape, Sri Lanka police say 07/22
tamilguardian.com UNP expresses ‘serious concern’ over government u-turn on presidential commission 07/22
colombotelegraph.com Rajapaksa Wants War Crime Investigation, He Should Reveal Why A Major Policy Change: UNP 07/22
dailynews.lk Significant changes in Sri Lanka, Tanzanian FM tells President 07/22
zeenews.india.com Modi wants `excellent` relations with Sri Lanka: Swamy 07/21
tamilguardian.com Government to stop NGOs from receiving foreign funding - Divaina 07/21
dailynews.lk President, Portugal PM hold talks 07/21
dailynews.lk Failed NGOs blame the state 07/21
dailynews.lk BJP Members meet President 07/21
zeenews.india.com Rajapaksa wants world leaders to see Sri Lanka`s reality 07/20
dailytimes.com.pk Sri Lanka’s NGO crackdown triggers free speech fears 07/20
colombotelegraph.com Black July After 31 Years; The Sinhalese And Thamils Remain Deeply Polarized 07/19
zeenews.india.com `No Sri Lankan on crashed MH17` 07/19
dailynews.lk North and East get Sinhala language training 07/18
dailynews.lk A wider mandate in search for Truth and Reconciliation 07/18
dailynews.lk U.S, DON'T BASE TIES ON RIGHTS! 07/18
dailytimes.com.pk PAF Air War College holds convocation : July 19, 2014, 12:50 am 07/18
reuters.com Sri Lanka to investigate war crimes; appoints foreign experts 07/17
ndtv.com Sri Lanka Announces Probe into Military's Alleged Rights Abuses 07/17
tamilguardian.com Rajapaksa appoints foreign experts to disappearances commission, as international pressure escalates 07/17
dailynews.lk Rt Hon Sir Desmond de Silva, QC 07/17
tamilguardian.com US should push prosecution of individuals in Sri Lanka - Congressional Caucus hears 07/17
abc.net.au Study finds gay athletes more likely to face homophobia 07/16
dailynews.lk SL among next five emerging countries - Ambassador 07/16
dailynews.lk 'Lanka on fast track towards development' 07/16
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: ‘Scotland inviting genocide-accused Rajapaksa is hypocritical’ 07/16
colombotelegraph.com Electoral Stakes And Reconciliation Non-Starters 07/16
atimes.com From Tigers to barbers in Sri Lanka 07/15
colombotelegraph.com A Simple Solution To Ease The Power Crisis In Sri Lanka 07/15
colombotelegraph.com Prevent The GoSL From Politicising Your Visit – TCSF Writes To Pope 07/15
bombaynews.net India against sending UN probe team to Sri Lanka 07/15
dailynews.lk Guidelines for NGOs timely - Thera 07/15
dailynews.lk Opposition leader looking for sacrificial lamb 07/15
aljazeera.com Lack of trust slows Sri Lanka reconciliation 07/15
ibnlive.in.com Vaiko urges Modi to ensure well-being of Tamils in Sri Lanka 07/15
abc.net.au Queensland Museum to show 350 years worth of undies 07/14
tamilguardian.com SL navy continues surveying Tamil land for appropriation despite protests 07/14
ndtv.com No Regrets on Meeting Hafiz Saeed: Ramdev Aide Vaidik to NDTV 07/14
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Tamil civil society urges Pope to call for de-militarisation of Tamil homeland 07/14
ibnlive.in.com HC stays POTA case proceedings against Vaiko 07/14
tamilguardian.com TCS urges Pope to visit North-East and call for justice, an end of land grabs and political solution for Tamils 07/14
ipsnews.net From Tigers to Barbers: Tales of Sri Lanka’s Ex-Combatants 07/14
tamilguardian.com Obama and Cameron attempting to revive the LTTE in Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan minister 07/14
dailynews.lk Success over the LTTE: Pakistan can learn from SL 07/14
sundaytimes.lk Times of India 07/14
dailynews.lk Conspirators move to create catastrophe foiled – Cader 07/13
dawn.com Sri Lankan lesson 07/12
thenational.ae Tourism boom proof of Sri Lanka’s emergence from decades of conflict 07/12
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka External Affairs ministry briefs India on progress in accountability and reconciliation 07/12
colombotelegraph.com Military Official Reappointed As Northern Governor Despite TNA Protests 07/11
zeenews.india.com Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes 07/11
dailynews.lk Illegal immigrants will not succeed - Navy Commander 07/11
dw.de No place to go for asylum seekers in Australia 07/11
colombotelegraph.com The Athulathmudali Assassination 07/11
dailynews.lk LANKAN NGO ORGANIZED LTTE PRESS CONFERENCES 07/11
dailynews.lk NGOs GAVE LTTE WEAPONS - PM 07/11
colombotelegraph.com Freedom Of Expression And Association Of NGOs Under Threat In Sri Lanka 07/10
dailynews.lk A war which will never end 07/10
dailynews.lk BAH SAYS CARR 07/10
reuters.com Australian immigration minister visits Jaffna, no talks with Tamil groups 07/10
abc.net.au Long-time Indonesia watcher Douglas Ramage says Jokowi most likely to be president 07/10
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: British State complicity in genocide of Eezham Tamils explored in new report 07/10
colombotelegraph.com The Great South African Secret 07/09
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka’s MoD Runs A Parallel Administration 07/09
reuters.com Sri Lanka bans activist groups from contact with media 07/09
abc.net.au Prime Minister criticised for 'moral blackmail comment about asylum seekers' suicide attempt 07/09
tamilnet.com ‘Sri Lanka Army not a counterinsurgency force’ 07/09
dailynews.lk Evidence recorded relating to 60 cases 07/09
colombotelegraph.com Open Letter To All Leaders Of The Opposition; Come Together Or Perish, One By One! 07/08
npr.org Australia Won't Return Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers Without Notice 07/08
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Wigneswaran briefs Tamil journalists on meeting South African Envoy Ramaphosa 07/08