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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 Doing More To Promote Reconciliation At Local Level To Solve People’s Problems 09/01
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo steps up Sinhalicistion of public sector in North 09/01
dailynews.lk President’s leadership saw defeat of terrorism - Defence Secretary 08/31
scmp.com Bridge on the River Kwai will rise again as Sri Lankan tourist draw 08/31
dailynews.lk PROPAGANDA WAR EQUALS WAR - Dr. Chris Nonis 08/31
colombotelegraph.com Critique Of The MARGA Colloquium On The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/31
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Political fundamentals cannot be surrendered to military requisites of imperialism 08/30
colombotelegraph.com Issues Of Truth And Accountability: The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/30
dailymail.co.uk Sri Lanka to rebuild Bridge On The River Kwai 08/30
bombaynews.net Insiders tales assassination decoded and some gossip 08/29
tamilguardian.com Government trying to evade talks says TNA 08/29
bbc.co.uk River Kwai film bridge to be rebuilt 08/29
dailynews.lk UTILITY AND JOY AT KWAI... 08/29
colombotelegraph.com Truth, Accountability And The Last Stages Of Sri Lanka’s War; A Private Sector Perspective 08/29
dailynews.lk Third term of Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President 08/28
colombotelegraph.com Israel And Sri Lanka Leading In War Crimes And Crimes Against Humanity 08/28
dailynews.lk WHAT A TANGLED WEB 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Event: Issues Of Truth And Accountability – The Last Stages Of The War In Sri Lanka 08/27
dailynews.lk AG SCOFFS AT K ISLAND CLAIM 08/27
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Times of India 08/27
tamilguardian.com SL missions in Europe discuss how to counter human rights campaigns 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Echo Chamber Symphonies 08/27
ibnlive.in.com Lanka commissions India-assisted industrial park in Jaffna 08/27
colombotelegraph.com Demons Of The 18th Amendment Are Devouring Body And Soul Of Sri Lanka 08/26
abc.net.au 'Whole Lotta Love' voted best riff ever by UK radio listeners 08/26
dailynews.lk Pettah Floating Market opening - a special occasion 08/25
atimes.com Innovation offers hope in Sri Lanka's north 08/25
dailynews.lk Achchuveli Industrial Estate opening tomorrow 08/25
dailynews.lk Former war zones in Sri Lanka now fight for tourists 08/25
colombotelegraph.com Sri Lanka Needs Bullish Treatment For Manic Disorder 08/24
dailynews.lk LTTE sends lambs to slaughter 08/24
dailynews.lk TNA STRIPES UNCHANGED - Senior TNA,TULF member 08/24
dailynews.lk World a safer place after LTTE defeat 08/24
zeenews.india.com Ensure justice for Tamils, PM Narendra Modi tells Sri Lanka 08/23
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka must ensure justice for Tamils: Modi 08/23
strategypage.com PHILIPPINES: China Rewrites History 08/23
bombaynews.net Ensure justice for Tamils Modi tells Sri Lanka 08/23
dnaindia.com No significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Sri Lanka after civil war, says study 08/22
dailynews.lk UN CULTURE OF TRADE-OFFS IN CRISES STANDS EXPOSED 08/22
colombotelegraph.com Rajapaksa Security; Lankan Insecurity 08/21
nzherald.co.nz Sri Lankan activist: Gov't trying to hurt UN probe 08/21
zeenews.india.com Govt trying to hurt UN probe: Sri Lankan activist 08/21
colombotelegraph.com Satellite Images Uncover Lies Spewed By SL Military In Jaffna Land Grabs 08/21
sky.com Spiders Growing Bigger In Cities, Say Experts 08/21
dailynews.lk SCENIC SRI LANKA - DREAM DESTINATION FOR AVID TRAVELLERS 08/21
dailynews.lk Records tumble at Army Para Games 08/21
colombotelegraph.com Rethinking Forgiveness Amidst Probes On War Crimes 08/21
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Peoples of India should see real danger coming from Swamy polity 08/21
tamilguardian.com Diaspora and foreign states are threats to country – Sri Lanka’s UN rep 08/21
colombotelegraph.com Increasing Problems Of World Refugees: An Empathy Needed 08/20
dailynews.lk BRAVERY HAS NO BOUNDARIES 08/20
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo accelerates Sinhalicisation of Kagnchi-kudichchaa’ru in Ampaa’rai 08/20
bombaynews.net Peace Sri Lanka is still at war -- within 08/20
dailynews.lk 'LANKA'S VICTORY, OUR SECURITY' - Dr. Subramanian Swamy 08/20
tamilguardian.com 'LTTE groups' encouraging students to protest says Gotabhaya 08/20
ibnlive.in.com TNCC wants to know on what capacity Swamy went to Lanka 08/19
nzherald.co.nz Sri Lanka won't allow UN war crimes panel to visit 08/19
ibnlive.in.com Lanka refuses entry to UN war crimes investigators 08/19
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka says will refuse entry to UN investigators 08/19
dw.de Sri Lanka to refuse entry to UN investigators 08/19
foxnews.com Sri Lankan leader says UN war crimes panel won't be allowed to visit country 08/19
aljazeera.com Sri Lanka to reject visas to UN investigators 08/19
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka will deny visas to UN investigators says President 08/19
bbc.co.uk Sri Lanka to deny UN inquiry visas 08/19
reuters.com Sri Lanka president adamant on barring U.N. war crimes investigators 08/19
dailynews.lk Non state actors pose a common challenge in the region – envoy 08/19
dailynews.lk 'The Terrorist's Daughter' launched 08/19
dailynews.lk President very knowledgeable in international affairs – Minister Samarasinghe 08/19
scmp.com Sri Lanka blocks UN war crime investigators from entering country 08/19
sify.com UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban 08/19
sify.com Sri Lanka president adamant on barring U.N. war crimes investigators 08/18
sify.com Lanka refuses entry to UN war crimes investigators 08/18
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka - towards an advanced economy by 2035 08/18
abc.net.au Newcrest posts $2.2 billion loss 08/18
sify.com Sri Lanka won't allow UN war crimes panel to visit 08/18
sify.com Pope Francis asks North, South Korea to resolve differences 08/17
dailynews.lk Fourth Defence Seminar to commence in Colombo today 08/17
dailynews.lk Try Prabha posthumously, TNA should be brought to court for being LTTE proxy 08/17
ibnlive.in.com NIA-TERROR 2 LAST 08/17
pragati.nationalinterest.in Lines drawn in sand 08/16
colombotelegraph.com Demographic Projection And Implications For Sri Lanka – A Response To Rajan Philips 08/15
colombotelegraph.com Who Oils Or Massages Ellalan Rajah? 08/15
colombotelegraph.com Neutralizing The Conflict Between The Buddhist Extremists And Muslims 08/15
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Alcohol becomes genocide weapon deployed by occupying Sinhala State 08/14
af.reuters.com Sri Lanka accuses U.N. rights chief of prejudice in war crimes probe 08/14
abc.net.au Fairfax, Telstra shares rally on good profit news 08/14
colombotelegraph.com Don’t Trust The Colombo TNA Leadership With War Crimes Evidence 08/14
tamilguardian.com BBS calls for Mannar Bishop arrest 08/14
ndtv.com Sri Lanka Slams UN Rights Chief Over 'Prejudice' 08/14
colombotelegraph.com All That Glistens 08/13
dailynews.lk Dullas lashes out at UNP media unit head 08/13
zeenews.india.com Unit probing Rajiv Gandhi assassination gets one-year extension 08/13
tamilguardian.com UNP MP to defend Sri Lanka's security forces at UNHRC war crimes probe 08/13
thehindu.com Basil Rajapaksa launches compilation of Indian projects in Sri Lanka 08/13
zeenews.india.com Sri Lanka delists Indian, 2 others from designated terrorists 08/13
abc.net.au Voters of Newcastle-Hunter prepare for by-election after corruption costs local MPs 08/13
dailynews.lk THE LAST STAGES OF THE WAR IN SRI LANKA 08/13
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Vadamaraadchi East villagers capture SL Navy trooper for rape attempt 08/13
tamilguardian.com BBS deplores Sri Lanka's failure to stop pro-Palestine protests, threatens to counter 08/12
dnaindia.com Numbers of people disappeared in Sri Lanka conflict exaggerated: Head of probe panel 08/12