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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:
colombotelegraph.com When I Heard LTTE Forces Order Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassination 08/23
tamilguardian.com ‘No compulsion’ to implement UN resolution insists Sri Lankan president 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
dailynews.lk Exposing MIG deal resulted in Lasantha’s death: Rajitha 08/21
dailynews.lk ‘Tamil diaspora can help rebuild Sri Lanka’ 08/21
scmp.com Mutur Massacare: 10 years on, justice elusive for families of 17 slain aid workers 08/20
reuters.com Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises 08/19
dailynews.lk SL committed to protect Human Rights: PM 08/19
dawn.com Ex-LTTE fighters to be examined for injected poisonous substances 08/18
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan minister accuses Tamil politicians of 'false allegations' 08/18
allafrica.com Nigeria: War Against Militants, Others - Navy Launches 39 Boats 08/18
tamilguardian.com Chief Minister slams UN Resident Co-ordinator for ignoring war crimes 08/18
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka to grant state land to soldiers 08/18
vanguardngr.com War against Militants, OTHERS: Navy launches 39 boats 08/17
news18.com Sri Lanka Ready to Deal With War-Affected Families 08/17
tamilguardian.com From Ilankaiththurai to Lanka Patuna 08/16
tamilguardian.com Much to be done says US ambassador after visit to Jaffna 08/16
dailynews.lk US Ambassador lauds government efforts on new constitution, investigating alleged war crimes 08/16
dailynews.lk The Great U-Turn 08/16
colombotelegraph.com Government’s Decisiveness Wins All Round Support  08/15
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan soldiers protest against missing persons bill 08/15
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan police investigate 'Free Tamil Eelam' T-shirt found in Kandy 08/15
colombotelegraph.com OMP Legislation Is Important Step In Achieving Accountability And Reconciliation: GTF 08/15
mareeg.com Diplomats in India should be watchful after Modi’s statement on PoK & Baluchistan 08/15
colombotelegraph.com NPC To Carry Out Medical Checks On Ex-LTTE Cadres 08/15
dailynews.lk Revisiting LK on his 11th death anniversary : He was the Change 08/15
thehindu.com Ex-LTTE members increasingly taking to writing 08/15
video.aljazeera.com Sri Lanka: Government missed deadline to resettle thousands displaced by war 08/15
tamilguardian.com Sencholai massacre: 10 years on, no justice 08/14
colombotelegraph.com Transitional Justice & Reconciliation In Sri Lanka 08/14
dailynews.lk Trader finds t-shirt with Prabha’s photo 08/14
dailynews.lk Rathika: a success story 08/14
dailynews.lk Toast to the ruin 08/14
realclearworld.com A Sri Lankan Wife Asks: Where Is My Husband? 08/14
colombotelegraph.com Tiran Alles And Emil Kanthan Faces Charges For Financing LTTE 08/13
tamilguardian.com Daya master detained under PTA 08/12
tamilguardian.com NPC calls for inquiry into 'mysterious' deaths of former LTTE cadres 08/12
tamilguardian.com "Sri Lanka wants the world to forget about justice for war victims. Please don't" - Guardian 08/12
tamilguardian.com Sexual violence against Tamils ‘systematic’, ‘part of policy framework’: Interview with Yasmin Sooka 08/12
colombotelegraph.com The Left In The Tamil Struggle 08/12
dailynews.lk Ex- LTTE combatant vehemently rejects toxin substance allegations 08/12
in.reuters.com Sri Lanka parliament endorses office to trace wartime missing 08/11
nzherald.co.nz Sri Lankan Parliament approves law to trace missing persons 08/11
dailynews.lk AG recommends to file indictments against Tiran Alles, Emil Kanthan over RADA case 08/11
thehindu.com Green shoots show up in Sri Lanka’s Sampur village 08/11
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Five recent prominent hunger strikes 08/10
colombotelegraph.com TGTE Prime Minister Says Tamil Eelam Is Still A Viable Solution 08/10
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka to buy new fighter aircraft 08/10
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Tamil Prisoners of War call for renewed struggle to free them from SL prisons 08/10
dailynews.lk Daya Master remanded 08/10
dailynews.lk Daya Master summoned by Vavuniya Magistrate's Courts 08/09
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Sinhala journalist denounces State-patronized Buddhism 08/09
dailynews.lk Group of Sri Lankan refugees arrive from India today 08/09
dailynews.lk FFNU fetes Minister Ruwan Wijewardene 08/08
tamilguardian.com The Figment of ‘Post-Conflict’ Sri Lanka 08/07
tamilguardian.com No more excuses, it is time to act 08/07
tamilguardian.com UN experts’ report makes the case for genocide 08/07
nation.co.ke Perera bags six as Sri Lanka clinch series 08/06
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Tamil villages in Poththuvil subjected to demographic threat: EPC Councillor 08/05
dailynews.lk French Charity urges Sri Lanka to act over aid workers killing 08/05
dailynews.lk Suspected Tamil Tiger says she shouldn’t be deported because she lied 08/05
dailynews.lk National govt. should have been formed in 2009: Devapriya 08/04
dailynews.lk Chasing equality: The disabled bewail over inadequacy 08/04
foxnews.com Sri Lanka: ex-strongman's supporters oppose war crimes probe 08/01
tamilguardian.com ACF killings show international role needed to ensure justice - HRW 08/01
huffingtonpost.com Examining Sri Lanka's Current Political Situation 07/31
colombotelegraph.com Response To Mahinda Rajapaksa: Enough Is Enough 07/31
colombotelegraph.com The Death Of Neelan Tiruchelvam: A Grave Loss To The Tamil People 07/30
colombotelegraph.com International Adjudicators – Why Not ? 07/30
colombotelegraph.com Clash At Jaffna University: Conversations On Culture & History – Part II 07/27
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka army warns of overseas activists and LTTE, criticises attempts to criminalise arbitrary detention 07/26
dailynews.lk Pensions for all disabled forces ranks 07/26
hosted.ap.org Sri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystem 07/26
dailynews.lk Racism only leads to racial isolation 07/25
dailynews.lk Canada, UK renew reconciliation calls 07/25
colombotelegraph.com Black July – Setting The Record Straight 07/25
dailynews.lk Black July: Canada, U.K. renew calls for reconciliation 07/25
dailynews.lk Switzerland seeks to further strengthen bilateral relations 07/25
tamilguardian.com Canadian Prime Minister commemorates Black July 07/24
huffingtonpost.com Remembering Sri Lanka's Black July 07/23
colombotelegraph.com Accountability, Reconciliation & Seeking A Political Solution 07/21
in.reuters.com Swiss prosecutors file charges against alleged Tamil Tiger fundraisers 07/20
tamilguardian.com Former LTTE cadre arrested at Colombo airport 07/20
dailynews.lk Swiss authorities indict Tamil Tiger supporters 07/20
tamilguardian.com Charges filed in Switzerland over $15.2 million LTTE funds 07/20
tamilguardian.com UN tourism conference criticised for ignoring human rights 07/19
tamilguardian.com Buddhist clergy back Sirisena's rejection of foreign judges 07/19
colombotelegraph.com The Fundamental Reasons Behind The Jaffna University Brawl 07/19
colombotelegraph.com Jaffna Campus Rumpus Requires Our Serious Attention 07/19
dnaindia.com Sri Lanka detains former President Rajapaksa's brother on suspicion over funds 07/18
in.reuters.com Sri Lanka police arrest ex-leader's brother on suspicion over funds 07/18
dailynews.lk MR taking party men for a ride: Shan 07/18
colombotelegraph.com Do Not Permit Clash Recurrence That Could Hinder Genuine Reconciliation: TNA Tells Jaffna University Students 07/17
dailynews.lk Empowering women and unlocking the potential of dairy farming 07/17
tamilguardian.com ‘There are no tribunals’ says Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister 07/17
colombotelegraph.com The Jaffna Student Brawl: ‘Mutual Coexistence’ As The Only Path Forward 07/17
tamilguardian.com Kilinochchi IDPs demand land back from Sri Lankan military 07/16
colombotelegraph.com Disarmament Is A Must For Sri Lanka’s Reconciliation 07/15