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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:
in.reuters.com Tamil girl accuses naval personnel of rape, Sri Lanka police say 07/22
abc.net.au Gaza hospital hit, as Kerry begins new diplomatic push for peace 07/22
colombotelegraph.com Rajapaksa Wants War Crime Investigation, He Should Reveal Why A Major Policy Change: UNP 07/22
tamilguardian.com UNP expresses ‘serious concern’ over government u-turn on presidential commission 07/22
zeenews.india.com Modi wants `excellent` relations with Sri Lanka: Swamy 07/21
dailynews.lk Failed NGOs blame the state 07/21
dailynews.lk BJP Members meet President 07/21
tamilguardian.com Government to stop NGOs from receiving foreign funding - Divaina 07/21
dailynews.lk President, Portugal PM hold talks 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
tamilguardian.com Issued faced by Tamils discussed in meetings between TNA and Cyril Ramaphosa 07/08
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka 'B+' rating confirmed on lower inflation 07/08
reuters.com Australian court to hear challenge to secretive immigration policies 07/07
foxnews.com Australia returns asylum seekers to Sri Lanka in at-sea transfer, raising rights abuse fears 07/07
ibnlive.in.com Sasikala's husband arrested 07/07
tamilguardian.com SL army is erasing Tamil remembrance days says NPC Minister 07/07
ipsnews.net Single Mothers Battle on in Former War Zone 07/07
colombotelegraph.com July: Indelibly Implanted In The History And Memory Of Eelam Tamils 07/07
colombotelegraph.com ‘Sri Lanka Under Al-Qaeda Threat’; Muslims Condemn Ceylon Today’s Inflammatory Marketing Techniques 07/07
dw.de Australia sends asylum seekers back to Sri Lanka 07/07
dailynews.lk SL will reject any probe report - Maithripala 07/07
dnaindia.com Dismissing 'shrill' claims, Australia sends 41 asylum seekers back to Sri Lanka 07/06
dailynews.lk UN probe: SL did right by non-participation 07/06
tamilguardian.com NFF threatens to withdraw from ruling coalition if South Africa involvement in Sri Lanka 07/06
reuters.com Australia says 41 asylum seekers handed back to Sri Lanka at sea 07/06
tamilguardian.com Lords stress need for international war crimes inquiry to help end dispute between Tamils and Sri Lanka 07/06
colombotelegraph.com Rajapaksas’ Tiger 07/06
tamilguardian.com Excavations planned as more human remains found in Muhamaalai 07/06
colombotelegraph.com “Yes, We Took Pictures With Solheim, Do We Need Anybody’s Permission?” Gnanasara Asks Rajitha 07/05
tamilguardian.com Karumpuli Naal marked worldwide 07/05
globalsecurity.org Sri Lanka's rehabilitated ex-combatants struggle to adjust 07/05
dnaindia.com Malaysian authorities hunt for more LTTE members 07/05
independent.co.uk Australia criticised over handling of 200 Tamil refugees picked up at sea 07/05
colombotelegraph.com Govt. Sends Alleged War Criminal To US Independence Day Celebrations 07/05
voanews.com UN Decries Reports Australia Handing Tamil Asylum Seekers Back to Sri Lanka 07/04
dailytimes.com.pk UN decries reports Australia handing back Sri Lanka Tamil asylum seekers : July 04, 2014, 12:06 pm 07/04
reuters.com Malaysian police make new arrests of suspected Sri Lankan Tamil activists 07/04
ibnlive.in.com 4 top LTTE members arrested in Malaysia 07/04
dailytimes.com.pk Malaysia police arrest four suspected Tamil Tigers 07/04