Tamil Tigers

 
The public intimacy of M.I.A.
The public intimacy of M.I.A.
When life confronts you with its (our) messiness and contradictions, it’s generally unpleasant. It is sometimes, to quote Sianne Ngai’s work,...
M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause
M.I.A.’s collage clarifies the cause
In 1985, the wave of Sri Lankan refugees to South London included 10-year-old Mathangi Arulpragasam, her mother, brother and sister. Her father...
Sri Lanka: Living in fear of the 'white vans'
Sri Lanka: Living in fear of the 'white vans'
The arrest on terrorism charges this week of two well-known human rights activists in Sri Lanka has sent ripples of fear through those who work for...
Sri Lankan state forces accused of most local war crimes
Sri Lankan state forces accused of most local war crimes
Government forces were behind most of the alleged war crimes in the final bloody months of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war and may have systematically destroyed evidence of mass killings, according to a new Australian report....
Sri Lankan army movie to refute war crimes charges
Sri Lankan army movie to refute war crimes charges
Sri Lanka's military is preparing its own documentary on the final battle with Tamil rebels as a response to allegations of war crimes, according...
'They gave me a rifle. If we came back, they would shoot us'
'They gave me a rifle. If we came back, they would shoot us'
Darchiga Kuken was sheltering in a bunker in the Mullaitivu area when a group of about 20 Tamil Tiger soldiers arrived and demanded that she went...
Stop abuse of Tamils
Stop abuse of Tamils
History is littered with the ruined reputations of leaders who won a great military victory only to squander it by self-­congratulation and...
Tamil Tigers leader shot dead, says military
Tamil Tigers leader shot dead, says military
The leader of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers, Velupillai Prabhakaran, was shot dead on Monday while trying to flee advancing troops, defence officials...
Troops take coast as rebels face defeat in Sri Lanka
Troops take coast as rebels face defeat in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka said on Saturday it had smashed the Tamil Tigers' maritime capability as Colombo pressed on with an offensive to crush the rebels amid...
Sri Lanka vows to beat Tamil Tigers within 48 hours
Sri Lanka vows to beat Tamil Tigers within 48 hours
The Sri Lankan government vowed on Friday to capture all Tamil Tiger-held territory within 48 hours, despite international calls for a truce and...
Tigers using phosphorus to halt final attack
Tigers using phosphorus to halt final attack
The Sri Lankan military on Thursday accused Tamil Tigers of using phosphorus bombs as part of their last-ditch attempt to face off against a...
Civilians are 'cannon fodder' in Sri Lanka conflict
Civilians are 'cannon fodder' in Sri Lanka conflict
Tamil Tiger rebels and government forces battling in Sri Lanka's north-east are using thousands of trapped civilians as little more than "cannon...

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