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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:
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka denies torture and rape of deported Tamil asylum seekers 10/01
abc.net.au Can the US cope with an Ebola outbreak at home? 10/01
blogs.aljazeera.com 'Will you give my daddy back?' 09/30
tamilguardian.com Tamil politicians call for abolishment of Prevention of Terror Act 09/30
zeenews.india.com Jayalalithaa`s conviction an internal Indian issue: Sri Lanka 09/30
aljazeera.com News from Jaffna 09/30
colombotelegraph.com Scoring Points Internationally Must Be Supplemented By National Approach On The Ground 09/29
colombotelegraph.com The Pursuit And Prosecution Of Those Guilty Of Crimes Against The Nation 09/29
colombotelegraph.com UNP Crisis: The Secret Deal Is Now Public 09/28
dailynews.lk THE KINGDOM IS STILL UNITED - ONLY JUST! 09/28
dailynews.lk UN chief hails progress in Sri Lanka 09/28
lk government’s official media portal 09/28
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka's post-war development wins world acclaim - Basil 09/28
ibnlive.in.com Lanka wins backing of 22 nations against UN rights probe 09/27
colombotelegraph.com Friendship And Enmity 09/27
bombaynews.net Indian nationalists provisional government to be celebrated 09/27
dailynews.lk 'World Tourism Day' at Arugam Bay today 09/26
ibnlive.in.com LTTE ban: Tribunal records Centre's evidence 09/26
abc.net.au New study links common prescription drugs to Alzheimer's disease 09/26
dailynews.lk Lankan oyster market booms - Rajitha 09/26
ibnlive.in.com Lanka victim of 'ill-conceived agendas' in UN: Rajapaksha 09/25
ibnlive.in.com DMK, allies observe 'Black Day', denounce Rajapaksa 09/25
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka Sets Dangerous Trends For The Effective Functioning Of UNHRC 09/25
telegraph.co.uk British Airways to end flights to Sri Lanka 09/25
bombaynews.net An unbelievable account of Rajiv Gandhis killing 09/25
colombotelegraph.com Why Do They Shoot? 09/25
reuters.com Sri Lanka president uses U.N. speech to assail war crimes probe 09/24
colombotelegraph.com Enemies Of The President’s Promise 09/24
colombotelegraph.com Heavy CID Presence At Rajini Commemoration Events In Jaffna 09/24
tamilguardian.com Ongoing torture of Tamils in Sri Lanka must be investigated by UNHRC - Freedom From Torture 09/24
dnaindia.com Sri Lankan civil war probe disproportionate, politically motivated: President Mahinda Rajapaksa in UN speech 09/24
dailynews.lk GENIAL FINALE - VAGUE FAÇADES (Interaction With The God’s Men in Cloth - (Pt. V– conclusion) 09/24
dailynews.lk WHAT’S NEXT FOR SRI LANKA’S GROWING TOURISM? 09/24
colombotelegraph.com Role Of Private Sector In Post War Sri Lanka : Challenges & Lessons 09/24
colombotelegraph.com No Let-Up In The Use Of Torture Of Those Suspected With LTTE Links In SL: New Report 09/24
abc.net.au Reserve Bank considering investor loan limits to curb speculation 09/24
english.people.com.cn China opens forum to mark International Day of Peace 09/23
thehindu.com Dealing with devolution 09/23
dailynews.lk President to address UNGA today 09/23
colombotelegraph.com Protest To Be Held Outside UN Headquarters Against President Rajapaksa 09/21
nzherald.co.nz Afghan cricketers begin 3-week tour of Australia 09/20
scoop.co.nz Tamils to Rally Against Sri Lankan President 09/20
colombotelegraph.com The Scotland Vote And Sri Lanka 09/20
ibnlive.in.com Loss of life in Sri Lanka conflict could have been averted: US 09/19
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Mass grave found in Veala’nai off Jaffna 09/19
abc.net.au Victims advocates say no honeymoon period for new Archbishop of Sydney 09/19
abc.net.au 12 boats turned back under Operation Sovereign Borders 09/18
colombotelegraph.com Politics Getting Nuttier III: Muslim Population Canard And History’s Poly-Footnotes 09/18
defence.lk during a visit 09/18
dailynews.lk Community building in Mullikulum with Navy help 09/18
dailynews.lk ADHERENT AND AGNOSTIC TRYING TO UNCOVER TRUTH - Life Abroad - Part 96 09/17
abc.net.au WA Acting Tourism Minister admits he's fearful of south-west sharks 09/17
dailynews.lk ‘Uva results will shatter hopes of LTTE sympathisers’ 09/17
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka thankful for China’s help 09/17
colombotelegraph.com Child Soldiers, A Stolen Innocence 09/17
huffingtonpost.com Kannagi-Pattini - a Symbol of Resilience to the Women Left Behind 09/17
bbc.co.uk China's Xi to sign Sri Lanka accords 09/16
smh.com.au Sydney Morning Herald 09/16
dailynews.lk CHINA MARITIME SILK ROAD A BOON TO SRI LANKA 09/16
tamilguardian.com CPA releases infographic on increasing religious violence in Sri Lanka 09/16
dw.de Border dispute remains 'biggest obstacle' in Indo-Chinese ties 09/15
colombotelegraph.com On Chinese President’s Visit To Sri Lanka 09/15
abc.net.au WWI soldier march re-enacted 100 years on 09/15
chinadaily.com.cn China-Sri Lanka economic ties to enter golden era 09/15
colombotelegraph.com What Is The Under-Lying Purpose Of Reconciliation 09/15
colombotelegraph.com Internal Relationship Building As Response To International Pressure 09/15
colombotelegraph.com All Party Parliamentary Group For Tamils Urges UK Govt To Consider Sanctions Against Sri Lanka 09/14
ibnlive.in.com Agencies step up surveillance in vital installations in South 09/14
zeenews.india.com Another Lankan arrested for alleged spying for Pak's ISI, security stepped up 09/14
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military deploys intimidation, deception in East to suppress testimonies to OISL 09/14
tamilguardian.com IED highlights lack of work towards war crimes prosecution and reconciliation 09/13
tamilguardian.com Thileepan memorial marked with music in Denmark 09/13
english.people.com.cn 14th SCO summit held in Dushanbe 09/12
tamilguardian.com 'We will not allow external inquiry' says Rajapaksa 09/11
colombotelegraph.com Reengineering The Nation 09/11
tamilguardian.com Tamil youth commits suicide after losing means to support family 09/11
globalvoicesonline.org Sri Lanka's Slow LLRC Implementation 09/11
dailynews.lk 'WE WILL NOT ALLOW AN EXTERNAL PROBE' 09/11
zeenews.india.com Implement 1987 Indo-Lanka accord, demands Lanka Tamil party 09/10
tamilguardian.com MDMK stages protest against Rajapaksa 09/10
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka – One Country But Two Worlds: Mangala 09/10
dailynews.lk “IF BLACK MAN IS UNWELCOME IN CHURCH WHO WANTS HIM IN HEAVEN”…? 09/10
colombotelegraph.com What The Sri Lankan Ambassador Has Failed To Defend 09/10
abc.net.au US jury decides fate of Blackwater mercenaries who killed 14 Iraqis 09/10
tamilguardian.com UN investigation has ‘full support’ of UK - Swire 09/10
ibnlive.in.com Vaiko urges Centre to allow UN panel to hold probe in India 09/09
tamilguardian.com Western countries attempting to divide peace says SL Prime Minister 09/09
zeenews.india.com China`s President Xi Jinping to visit India next week 09/09
colombotelegraph.com World War I And Ceylon 09/09
dailynews.lk End of war saw suicide rate drop 09/09
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL military floats 5,000 cell phones for surveillance on Tamils in Batticaloa 09/09
tamilguardian.com Intimidation will not stop search for disappeared – Ananthi Sasitharan 09/08
colombotelegraph.com Dialogue Between Government, UN and TNA Necessary To Break Deadlock 09/08
ibnlive.in.com Japanese PM Abe on Lanka visit 09/07
colombotelegraph.com Janaka Perera Assassination And The Patriotic Card 09/07
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka-Japan diplomatic relations, an overview 09/07
dailytimes.com.pk Visiting Japan PM hopeful on Sri Lanka war crimes probe 09/07
dailynews.lk SL drawing enough foreign capital 09/07
ibnlive.in.com Sri Lanka to counter allegations at UN rights sessions 09/07
nzherald.co.nz Monday, September 15 09/07