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Major Hindrance to Democratic Movement among Sri Lankan Tamils has been Removed


Varadaraja Perumal on Prabhakaran’s Death and beyond

In the following interview Varadaraja Perumal, the former Chief Minister of the north and east in Sri Lanka, speaks to Mainstream editor on the changed scenario in the island state following the killing of Velupillai Prabhakaran, the LTTE supremo, on May 18, 2009. Perumal was the CM of the north and east in 1988-90; he is one of the leaders of the Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) that had to bear the brunt of Prabhakaran’s ire, and at present resides in India................



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Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers rebels have admitted for the first time that their leader Velupillai Prabhakaran is dead.

The BBC's Charles Haviland says that a statement issued by the Tigers said their "incomparable leader" had "obtained martyrdom". ........

 TNA in dilemma

Crucial decision in coming weeks

TNA Parliamentarian Suresh Premachandran told The Nation that he never subscribed to the view of recognising Tigers as the sole representatives of the Tamils...........

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The last days of Thiruvenkadam Veluppillai Prabhakaran

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Thiruvenkadam Veluppillai Prabhakaran is no more!

The body of the 54 year old supreme leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) was found on Tuesday May 19th near the Mullaitheevu lagoon known as “Nanthikkadal” (sea of conches). He had gunshot wounds in the head and forehead................


The Man Who Destroyed Eelam




Prabakaran had everything: territory, international support and committed fighters. Senior journalist SHYAM TEKWANI, who has covered the LTTE and Sri Lanka for almost three decades tracks the alarming rise and astonishing fall of a man who sought to live to fight another day, but found only death at the hands of his enemies....................


India makes diplomatic push after Sri Lanka war ends

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India sent two top envoys to Sri Lanka on Thursday to offer help for Tamil civilians displaced in recent fighting and to seek an early political solution after the defeat of the rebel Tamil Tigers........................

Death of Tamil leader leaves followers confounded

Globe and Mail

“He didn't deliver; he brought death and destruction and he came to a kind of inglorious end,” Dr. Wark said, “so right there, a good part of the mythos of Prabhakaran is going to just kind of vanish into thin air...........................

 Tamil Tiger leaders 'killed trying to surrender'


Tamil Tiger leaders 'killed trying to surrender' The body of what is said to be Tamil Tiger rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran in the district of Mullaittivu …

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Two top members of the Tamil Tigers may have been shot by their own side or executed by Sri Lankan troops while trying to surrender, according to conflicting accounts of the last days of the rebels.

Hours before the Sri Lankan defence ministry announced the entire rebel leadership had been killed and the decades-old war won, Tamil Tiger political chief B. Nadesan and Peace Secretariat head S. Pulideevan were trying to give themselves up.............................


May 19 2009

Police hurt as UK Tamil protests turn violent

Twenty-five police officers were injured in the early hours of this morning and ten British Tamil protesters arrested as police attempted to break up a demonstration blocking the streets around Westminster................

Sri Lanka promise to protect Tamil minority

A TRIUMPHANT Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has declared his country liberated from Tamil Tiger rebels after a 26-year sectarian war and has promised to develop a solution to meet the political aspirations of the Tamil minority...........

Prabhakaran`s final hours

Only 3 LTTE leaders, other than Prabhakaran and his wife, knew of his whereabouts. Other than his son Charles Anthony, the only other LTTE leaders who knew where he was was Poddu Ammaan, the Intelligence Chief and the head of the LTTE`s Medical Unit, Reagan....................

Prabhakaran left behind a fragmented society'

The Rediff Interview/Varadaraja Perumal, EPRLF leader

Varadaraja Perumal, former chief minister of Sri Lanka's  North-Eastern Province and leader of the Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front, said the death of LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran , who led a ruthless movement for a Tamil Eelam (homeland) in Sri Lanka, has left the rebel outfit with no political future. In a conversation with K S Manjunath, he said it is now time for democratic Tamil leaders to come to the fore......................

May 18 2009Ensure power devolution for enduring peace: experts

New Delhi (PTI) As Sri Lanka is all set to script a new chapter in its history with the death of Velupillai Prabhakaran, experts here say the first job for Colombo will be to ensure that another guerrilla leader does not emerge by proper devolution of powers to Tamil areas in northern region. ............

Prabhakaran, Pottu Amman's death would end trial in Rajiv case

New Delhi (PTI) The CBI will seek authentication of the report of killing of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran and its intelligence chief Pottu Amman from Sri Lanka to bring to an end its trial of the two remaining accused in the 18-year-old Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.............

Bodies of 18 senior LTTE leaders positively identified; clearing operations continue

Armed forces officials have positively identified 18 bodies of senior LTTE cadres including that of Pottu Amman. The following is list of identified LTTE leaders found among the dead today (May 18).................

Sri Lankan rebel leader 'is dead'-BBC VIDEO

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Prabhakaran shot dead while trying to break Army siege: Sri Lanka

The other top LTTE leaders slain include LTTE intelligence chief Pottu Amman and Sea Tigers' chief Soosoi.  Black Tigers' chief Ramesh, Tigers' police wing chief Ilango and senior leaders Sundaram and Kapil Amman.....................

Four senior Tamil Tigers 'dead'


Four senior Tamil Tiger leaders have been killed as fighting continues in the north of Sri Lanka, the army says....................

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May 17 2009

Prabhakaran's body believed found; unconfirmed - sources

COLOMBO (Reuters) – A body believed to be that of Tamil Tiger founder leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran has been found but the identity of the corpse has not been confirmed, Sri Lanka military sources said on Sunday..........

Sri Lanka rebels offer to lay down arms

The fate of the Tamil Tigers' top commanders remained unclear, including the whereabouts of the reclusive rebel leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran

A senior military official said troops found the bodies of several rebel fighters who had committed suicide Sunday when troops surrounded them. The bodies were suspected of being Prabhakaran and his deputies, but the military was still trying to confirm their identities, the official said............

May 16 2009

Swarnam killed in final round of Sri Lanka's fight

COLOMBO, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Swarnam and Shashi Master, two senior leaders of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels were killed in the fight, defense officials said Saturday.............

Sri Lanka army 'defeats rebels'-Video

The man who supported LTTE for 30 years and the woman who supported LTTE for 30 days both have lost.


In a dramatic coincidence, Tamil Nadu's political parties sympathetic to the Tamil Tigers were routed in the Lok Sabha elections Saturday as the Sri Lankan military dealt a crippling blow to the rebels, taking control of their last coastal belt ...............

Sri Lanka army 'defeats rebels'

The Sri Lankan president has declared a military victory over the Tamil Tigers after 26 years of bloody civil war.

Speaking on a visit to Jordan, Mahinda Rajapakse said he would return home to a nation totally free from the "barbaric acts" of the rebel group........

Tamil protests a test of our tolerance

The global has never been more local than now. The prospect of an end to the civil war in Sri Lanka by tomorrow, as promised yesterday by Colombo, raises hopes for a truce in the rhetorical war in Canada – Toronto, in particular.............

Sri Lanka military cuts off rebel sea escape.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan forces took control of the entire island's coastline Saturday, trapping the Tamil Tigers in a tiny pocket of territory and cutting off any sea escape for the rebels' top leaders, the military said...........

Tamil protest clashes briefly with police

Tamil protesters briefly clashed with police during a demonstration on University Avenue Friday evening, after a barricade between them and a chain of officers collapsed under pressure................

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May15 2009

Sri Lanka army 'in final stage'

Sri Lanka's army says it is in the "final stage" of operations against the Tamil Tigers with troops just 1.5km short of "dominating the whole coast"..........

How to handle the Tigers-John Mraz, National Post 

The Tigers, even here in Canada, are reported to use tactics of coercion and intimidation to keep the Tamil community quiet and on side. Many Tamils still have family back in Sri Lanka, and they are concerned for their safety should they cross the LTTE..............

Sri Lanka vows to beat Tamil rebels within 48 hours

COLOMBO (AFP) – The Sri Lankan government vowed Friday to capture all Tamil Tiger-held territory within 48 hours, despite international calls for a truce and accounts of a "humanitarian catastrophe.".........

Audio slideshow: India's past elections

May 13 2009

Evacuation becoming difficult, says ICRC

B. Muralidhar Reddy

COLOMBO: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the only international agency operating inside the war zone in Sri Lanka, on Tuesday said heavy fighting made it impossible for it to evacuate the wounded and the sick people and their accompanying relatives from the combat area and deliver 25 metric tonnes of food for thousands of civilians stranded there................

'This is too much to take-video

May 12 2009

Premachandran condemned LTTE

Premachandran condemned LTTE for their urban suicide bombings and political assassinations  have committed "excesses."

Is the LTTE really finished?

Tamils on the run in a war zone

Stewart Bell, National Post

Just 17 days old, the girl was fast asleep in the slender arms of her mother, whose hip was bandaged where the bullet had struck.................

Colombo rejects U.N. claim

COLOMBO: A senior U.N. official said here on Monday reports of large-scale killings in the war zone in Sri Lanka appear to show that fears of bloodbath had become a reality.......................

May 11 2009

Sri Lanka's civilian death toll climbs

Military, Tamil Tigers blame each other-Stewart Bell, National Post 

Both sides in Sri Lanka's civil war accused each other of killing civilians this weekend, as a hospital reported that hundreds had died during an artillery barrage..................................

UN decries Sri Lanka 'bloodbath;' 106 children die

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The United Nations condemned a "bloodbath" in Sri Lanka's northern war zone Monday after two days of shelling that a government doctor said killed as many as 1,000 ethnic Tamil civilians — including 106 children ...............

Radar info proves mortars fired at civilians were by LTTE: SL Army

The news story carried by certain Foreign news agencies alleging that 378 civilians were killed and 1,122 injured due to artillery shelling by the Sri Lanka Army on a hospital at Vellamullivaikkal in Mullaitivu has been strongly denied by the Sri Lanka Army...................

May 09 2009

LTTE obstructing supplies to NFZ: Sri Lankan govt

Colombo (PTI): The Sri Lankan Government has claimed that the LTTE rebels were obstructing relief supplies being sent for the thousands of Tamil civilians stranded in the No-Fire-Zone even as the Tigers assured "full commitment" to the humanitarian mission ................

Global Thought /* Peace & Justice-Video

M.I.A. Makes the TIME 100 -Video


Horror stories in Britain about conditions in Sri Lanka camps housing hundreds of thousands of Tamil refugees are wrong, a British MP said on Thursday night....................

Casualties of war await final battle

Stewart Bell, National Post 

She was just 18 and trapped behind rebel lines, and her family was worried. Then they got a phone call. She had made it out of the war zone to a displaced-persons camp. The bad news was, she had been injured by an artillery shell while escaping across a lagoon ...............

May 08 2009

Portrait of a psycho as a con man

TNA not concerned about the LTTE

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) told Parliament yesterday that it was not concerned about the LTTE, but insisted the government to find a political solution to the national question. ...............................

Tigers, Tamil Diaspora and the Tamil civilian plight

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

A former LTTE spokesperson told a German journalist that the expatriates were economic refugees. The LTTE “poet laureate” Puthuvai. Rathinadurai in a poem called them dogs .....................

LTTE really finished-Video

May 06 2009

Grim scenes at Sri Lankan camps-Video

Will Prabhakaran, Pottu Amman and Soosai negotiate surrender through ICRC?

Would LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, his intelligence chief Pottu Amman, Sea Tiger leader Soosai and their families surrender to the government through the ICRC?..................

May 05 2005

Tamil Tiger rebels Karuna Amman talks to reporter Andrew Hosken

Doomed Tamil Tigers: May 3-Video

An exclusive look at the war in Sri Lanka

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Rajapaksa for political solution to ethnic Tamils issue

Colombo (PTI) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has vowed to eliminate terrorism from his country, but asserted that the government stands for a political solution to the issue of the ethnic Tamils ................

Senior rebel killed in fighting with Sri Lanka troops

COLOMBO, May 4 (Xinhua) -- A senior Tamil Tiger leader was killed in the northeastern battle zone when troops captured another of rebel earth bunds, defense officials said Monday ..............

Jayalalithaa gets anonymous threat letter

Chennai (PTI) AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa on Monday received a letter threatening to eliminate her using a suicide bomber, in the manner in which former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated, police said here ....................


May04 2009

Sri Lanka rebels suffer 'heavily'

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lankan troops won control of a fortified embankment and killed several Tamil Tiger rebels in their latest advances into the guerrillas' remaining territory, the defence ministry said Monday .........

End game

Stewart Bell, National Post 

The road across the salt water lagoon to Putumathalan was lined with soldiers preparing to end a civil war that began so long ago that most of them weren't even born ...................

Another botched ransom bid

Abductors reported to have demanded Rs. 3 m from victim’s family

An eight-year-old girl student who went missing from her school in Batticaloa from last Tuesday was found killed with her body dumped in an abandoned well, police said yesterday ...................

May 01 2009

LTTE defector accuses group of civilian murder-video

Sri Lankan crisis: how India can help find a way out -A.S. Kalkat

It may be the endgame for the LTTE and Prabakaran but is certainly not the endgame for the Tamils of Sri Lanka. India stands committed to their welfare and legitimate rights and the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord of 1987 can be the basic document to forge ahead politically ........................

Video-Michael Coren - Toronto Show

Sole representative of Tamils

UN council sees no need to punish Sri Lanka

UNITED NATIONS, April 30 (Reuters) - The members of the U.N. Security Council agree there is no point in punishing Sri Lanka by withholding a $1.9 billion International Monetary Fund loan or other steps, the council's president said on Thursday

Video-Sri Lanka admits bombed 'no-fire' zone


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23 Sea Tigers killed as Sri Lankan Navy foils break out attempt

Colombo (PTI): Sri Lankan forces on Friday foiled another desperate attempt by Tamil Tigers to break out, sinking their three boats in a pre-dawn strike killing 23 Sea Tigers and in a further embarrassment for the rebels 58 child soldiers, including a senior female LTTE leader, surrendered .............

April 30 2009

AIADMK spreading rumours on Tamils for political gain: Congress

Chennai, April 30 (IANS) All India Congress Committee general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday charged the AIADMK-led opposition in Tamil Nadu with 'spreading rumours' about the plight of Sri Lankan Tamils for 'purely petty political reasons'

UN blocking release of Sri Lanka satellite images?

Fresh satellite images of the war zone in northeast Sri Lanka are available, but the UN agency charged with analysing them is not making them public. The images contain evidence of severe damage from heavy artillery and possibly air strikes, suggesting indiscriminate attacks in areas of high civilian concentration, which could be classed as war crimes carried out by the government of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Rejects ‘Lectures’ from Western Countries on Truce With Rebels


Mullivaaikkaal Hospital hit as shelling continues

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

While there has been no Aerial bombardment , sporadic artillery and heavy mortar fire has continued in the tiny strip of territory in the Karaithuraipatru AGA division in the Northern Mullaitheevu district on Wednesday April 29th 2009.

Daya Master & George spill the beans-Video




April 28 2009

3-Sweden recalls Lanka envoy after minister barred

LUXEMBOURG, April 28 (Reuters) - Sweden has recalled its ambassador to Sri Lanka after Colombo barred Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt from participating in a mission there with French and British colleagues this week, Bildt said on Tuesday...............

Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:27pm IST
Leading article: The Sri Lankan government should show restraint

The war is won, but the peace with the Tamils is anything but secure....................

Wretched of the Wanni earth break free of bondage

  by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Many officials and volunteers interacting with the IDP’s felt that the critical views of the LTTE were being expressed and was genuine. The greatest debacle of the LTTE was not on the military front but in losing the hearts and minds of the people   .................

April 27 2009

Karunanidhi ends fast after Sri Lanka says operations have concluded

Chennai (PTI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK President Karunanidhi on Monday went on a sudden fast early this morning demanding ceasefire in Sri Lanka and called it off after six hours once the island government announced that combat operations have concluded ...................

Sri Lanka to stop airstrikes, shelling of rebels

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The Sri Lankan government, under intense pressure to prevent civilian deaths .....................

Chidambaram welcomes Sri Lanka's move to end combat operations

Chennai (PTI): Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday welcomed the Sri Lankan government's decision to stop combat operations in the island's north, saying it offered "solace" to India.....................

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Jonathan Kay on the Tamil Tigers, and Michael Ignatieff's moral rehabilitation of the Liberal Party-NP


 April 26 2009

The Washington Times EDITORIAL: Tigers at bay

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, one of the world's most violent terrorist outfits, are surrounded in northern Sri Lanka and about to be destroyed - but Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and European self-styled peacemakers are getting in the way of victory. The meddlers should let Colombo finish off this menace .................

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar asks Sri Lankan govt to take care of civilians

New Delhi (PTI): Worried over the humanitarian crisis in the conflict zones of Sri Lanka, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has appealed to the government of the island nation to take care of the civilians trapped in the war zone...................

From frying pan to fire

Chennai: The anger is palpable. They are tired and defeated, but what is hurting them the most is the step-motherly treatment being meted out in India ................

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April 24 2009

Nirmala Rajasingam: The Sri Lankan government has won – let it stop fighting

To legitimise the LTTE's conduct now will be inimical to the Tamil interests

The Sri Lankan government has won its war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). It should now suspend military action. The safety of Tamil civilians, who have suffered grievously in this war, should be its paramount objective. Any further military offensive in pursuit of the LTTE leadership should be secondary to the interests of civilian safety and welfare.

 Sri Lanka clears Tamil editor over rebel air attacks

Reporter near Sri Lanka's front line (Video)

April 23 2009

Colombo rejects UN civilian plea

By Anbarasan Ethirajan
BBC News

 Sri Lanka has rejected an appeal by the UN to allow aid agencies into the war zone in the north-east to help civilians affected by heavy fighting

Eyewitness: 'I thought, I won't survive'

Swaminathan Natarajan of the BBC's Tamil service

 Sri Lankan troops encircle last 8 sq km in war zone

Colombo (PTI): Sensing an imminent collapse of the LTTE, Sri Lankan forces on Thursday encircled the last 8 sq km patch of area in northern war zone where they suspect Tiger supremo V Prabhakaran and his top aides are holed up and put naval warships on full alert to foil any escape bid by the rebels

April 22 2009


Tamil protesters leave Ottawa

Canwest News Service  Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2009


Two key Tamil Tigers 'surrender'

Daya Master receiving hospital treatment in Colombo in 2006

Apr 22 (BBC) Two senior Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka have surrendered to the military, the army's website says. It says that the rebels' media co-ordinator, Daya Master, gave himself up along with a top interpreter, named George, who worked for senior rebels. Correspondents say that if the reports are true it will be a major setback for the rebel leadership. It has insisted that rebels should commit suicide by swallowing cyanide capsules rather than be captured............

Tiger now a symbol tarnished by terror

Joseph Brean and Megan O'Toole, National Post; With Files From Canwest News Service  Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2009

For years, pro-Tamil demonstrators have proudly hoisted the distinctive red flag many associate with the banned Tamil Tigers, a group Canada deems a terrorist organization.......................

Key Tamils surrender as army closes in

Two key Tamil Tiger officials surrendered today as Sri Lankan troops closed in on the rebels who are pinned down with tens of thousands of civilians, according to the army. ............

France condemns Sri Lanka rebels, wants UN meeting

Source: Reuters

PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - France on Wednesday condemned Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels for preventing civilians from fleeing the country's war zone and called for a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the conflict  ...................

Daya Master and George seek refuge with Army


Two top LTTE leaders, Velayuthan Thayanithi alias Daya Master and Kumar Pancharathnam alias George have sought refuge with Sri Lanka Army ..............

Who then is a terrorist?

As the end game, involving the lives and well-being of tens of thousands of civilians, is being played out on a tiny sliver of coastal land in Sri Lanka’s North, Tamil Nadu’s electoral politics is witnessing some strange .............

 April 21 2009

China backs Sri Lankan fight against LTTE

French arrest 200 protesters in Paris Tamil demonstration on Sri Lanka


India can never forgive Prabhakaran: Priyanka Gandhi

Douglas Devananda addresses UN anti-racism conference

Tough search for Sri Lanka truths

The “human” costs of the “humanitarian” rescue operation

April 19 2009

'Prabhakaran getting bunkers constructed around LTTE areas'

Tamil civilians slaughtered as army shells 'no-fire zone'

The Observer was refused access to the Putumattalan field hospital by the military, but a doctor, Thangamutha Sathiyamorthy, sent this picture of injured Tamils awaiting treatment. Photograph: Thangamutha Sathiyamorthy

Indian military doctors save lives in Sri Lanka

The hostages must be released immediately ,Extend the humanitarian hands to those who have escaped.

Tamils for Human Dignity (Canada)

TNA’s Indian visit caused split with LTTE

Puthinam carried a warning from the LTTE on Thursday morning which emphatically stated that whoever visits India from the TNA, will be considered ‘traitors’ of the Tamil speaking people

Resolve ethnic Tamil problems within Sri Lanka, says a former Eelam campaigner


Pottu Amman's brother-in-law surrenders to the Army

April 17 2009

National Post editorial board: Sympathy for Tamils, but not Tigers


Minister refuses to meet Tamil protesters


Guilty verdict for UK Tamil head



LTTE Is No Excuse For Killing Vanni Civilians

April 16 2009

FMs say Tamil Tigers using 'human shields'

LONDON (AFP) – The British and French foreign ministers said Wednesday that Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka are using civilians as human shields, which was preventing them from leaving the conflict zone

India urged to tell Sri Lanka to stop war

India must tell Sri Lanka that if it cannot protect civilians, then it (India) will have a responsibility to do so-TNA MP K. Premachandran

Sri Lanka’s displaced: the political vice


Meenakshi Ganguly, senior researcher on South Asia for Human Rights Watch

April 8, 2009

The LTTE has itself long been responsible for horrific human-rights abuses. These include forcibly recruiting people to serve its cause; turning schoolchildren into combatants; using Claymore landmines and human-bombs; indiscriminate killings and outright murder. During the 2002-08 ceasefire, the LTTE continued to commit systematic human-rights abuses, not least in the territory it controlled

Tamils continue Ottawa protest

The feds have said as long as the protesters support the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) -- a group the government considers a terrorist organization -- and fly a flag they believe is the Tigers', the government will not address or meet with them.

LTTE snatching food supplies for civilians: Sri Lanka govt

Prabhakaran must be held answerable in Sri Lanka

Deal may allow Tiger leader exile escape

The casualties of Sri Lanka's brutal civil war

April 15 2009

Ottawa won't budge on banning Tamil Tigers

Short Sri Lanka truce over, doors open to final fight

LTTE hunger strikers' Tamils are not worried about their health

53 Div uncovers dumped SAM missiles in Puthukkudiyirippu

Britain condemns LTTE massacre in Buttala


April 14 2009

Jaffna Bishop thanks Govt

Pro-LTTE delegation to meet Indian leaders this week

We are not afraid of LTTE: Priyanka

Sri Lankan rebels say ready for truce, peace talks

Anandasangaree urges President to restrain armed forces

Raphael Alexander: Tamils tie up Ottawa for days in support of Tiger terrorists

LTTE looks more like the loser or the hostage taker.

Humanitarian pause Two-day ceasefire could become permanent if LTTE cooperates

April 13 2009

Tamils problem could not be found yet because the LTTE had acted in wrong ways -M Karunanidhi

SLanka strip Norway of peace-broker role: official

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Australia is again urging Tamil Tigers to "lay down their guns"

Sri Lankan Tamils problem could not be found yet because the LTTE had acted in wrong ways.Chief Minister M Karunanidhi

Sri Lanka summons Norwegian envoy after embassy attack

April 12 2009

Sri Lanka military declares truce

Prabhakaran agrees to rescue mission by a Western country

Ottawa may ask for relief from protests

SATURDAY A small group of protesters remains on Wellington St., but police keep traffic flowing and reopen Metcalfe St. at Wellington St

Uncle Sam negotiates for ceasefire with Tigers

Arulmathy had had enough of the Tigers' war. She had no wish to die for a cause in which she no longer believed

Independent humanitarian workers say there is no doubt that many who tried to escape have been shot by the Tigers.

One UN worker described how a five-year-old boy was shot in the head by Tigers as he tried to flee.



April 11 2009

War deserves no sympathy.

Lift Tamil Tiger ban, LTTE Thugs in Ottawa urge

Nehru statue in London disfigured by LTTE vandals

Recovered LTTE’s T-55 MBT back on wheels

Karuna’s brother-in-law escapes from LTTE?

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 April 10 2009

LTTE shooting fleeing civilians

UN Under Secretary General Sir John Holmes

Clashes between LTTE, Tamil civilians

Praba eats a piece of Dosai with flour delivered by thegovernment

Jaffna Bishop appeals to President to open A-9

LTTE Armory and artillery gun distroyed at Puthumattalan

April 09 2009

UN, Sri Lanka discuss plight of trapped civilians

Vaiko lost his balance: Cong

Treat Tamils with dignity even if LTTE is defeated: Karunanidhi


April 08 2009

Safety zone  has now  become the sanctuary for the top rebels leaders, including LTTE supremo Prabhakaran

'Pottu Amman takes charge of LTTE, Prabhakaran unwell'

Loud explosions heard in Sri Lanka's no fire zone

Will "rehabilitate" LTTE as citizens, if surrendered: Rajapaksa

25 demonstrators remain at Parliament Square -BBC

RCMP targets Tamil funding

Suicidal Stormtroopers Surrounded

Dawn is approaching to Sri-Lanka

' Joe Fleishman '

April 08, 2009

April 07 2009

UN urged the Tamil Tiger rebels to allow tens of thousands of trapped civilians to flee the fighting

Top Tiger leaders killed in a major debacle for LTTE April 6th, 2009  by D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Int'l pressure stopped army’s march into no fire zone

Tamil diaspora urge Prabha to release civilians

The rise and fall of P`karan in Sri Lanka

US Ambassador receives update from Army Commander

Driven to their death in vain

For those mislead youth who suffered death to save the lives of cowards

April 06 2009

The Tigers are increasing the recruitment of children. Now one cannot even send the children out to fetch water. BBC

The military has accused the rebels of building fortifications inside the "no-fire" zone

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April 05 2009

Sri Lanka military says 25-year war in final act

India breaks another LTTE weapon smuggling ring

Biggest ever rescue operation

Both sides share blame for Sri Lankan troubles: Rae

 APRIL 04 2009

Government deeply concerned over the plight of trapped civilians

The secretary general calls upon the LTTE leadership to allow civilians to leave

Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi receives death threat

April 03 2009

Britain probes ‘aid ship’ heading for Wanni

Gobith and Amuthab were killed in fierce fighting

Time ticking down for Velupillai Prabhakaran

Civilian "Human Shields" only weapon left for LTTE

Delhi in touch with Colombo on Tamil issue, Manmohan, Sonia assure Karunanidhi

April 02 2009

Sonia calls for steps by Sri Lanka to safeguard Tamils

The Government can finish off terrorism completely within half an hour if it acted in an inhuman manner

 LTTE won't release civilians to govt. areas

Sri Lanka says rebels encircled in fierce fighting


March 30,2009

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LTTE leader Maran have been killed.

March 29 2009

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Sri Lanka military says it breached rebel defense

Anandasangaree lambaste TNA for political duplicity


March 27,2009

Sri Lanka says final standoff with Tigers approaches

The United Nations says the Tigers have forcibly kept people there as human shields or conscripts

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March 26 2009

S. Lanka rebels facing 'imminent' defeat

49,000 widows in eastern Sri Lanka need jobs: U.N. official

India has duty to use global influence to speak out on human rights – UN official



March 25 2009

Devolve power to Tamils, India tells Lanka

Terrorism double-standard

Tamil protest draws 30,000

As Army doctors land in Lanka, a family remembers a son killed while saving lives


UN accuses Sri Lankan rebels of recruiting worker

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