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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:
dnaindia.com Lankan troops will not be prosecuted for ending war: ex-Prez 03/26
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka's justice minister says war crimes inquiry will harm reconciliation 03/24
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Speeding SL Navy boat kills Tamil fisherman in Vidaththal-theevu, Mannaar 03/23
tamilguardian.com Indian government feels anguish over Sri Lanka's war crimes says minister 03/23
dnaindia.com UN presses Sri Lanka to meet commitments on war crimes investigations, reforms 03/23
csmonitor.com UN urges Sri Lanka to investigate civil war atrocities 03/23
aljazeera.com UN condemns Sri Lanka over war probe 03/22
dnaindia.com U.S. drone kills militant blamed for attack on Sri Lanka cricket team in Pakistan 03/21
dailynews.lk Gotabhaya responds to ‘death squads’ allegation 03/21
dailynews.lk Sri Lanka will not join ICC: PM 03/21
dailynews.lk Former MP Sarath Weerasekera never sought meeting with UNHRC Chief 03/21
dailynews.lk D.S. Senanayake's 65th death anniversary : Statesman without equal 03/21
sputniknews.com US Warship Arrives in Myanmar for First Visit Since Second World War 03/21
stripes.com Navy warship stops in Myanmar for first time since WWII 03/21
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Colombo deploys Sinhala Military Intelligence personnel as CEB workers in Battialoa 03/20
dailynews.lk The great betrayal 03/20
dailynews.lk Avoid hysteria for UNHRC 03/20
colombotelegraph.com Racism Still Haunts Humanity Despite International & Constitutional Guarantees 03/20
colombotelegraph.com The Opportunity In Geneva For A Fresh Start 03/20
dailynews.lk President expresses gratitude to China for its support 03/20
dailynews.lk Vaiko arrested while attempting to besiege Lankan embassy 03/19
tamilguardian.com Mangala calls Sri Lankan Army General's book detailing war crimes 'biggest betrayal' 03/18
tamilguardian.com Former US ambassador calls for 'time frame and benchmarks' on accountability in Sri Lanka 03/18
dailynews.lk SC grants leave to proceed with FR filed by Ukrainian captain 03/17
dailynews.lk Writ petition filed seeking legal action against KP fixed for support 03/17
dailynews.lk Geneva and the message of transitional justice 03/17
reuters.com China pledges firm response if Japan interferes in South China Sea 03/16
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: SL Military Intelligence wages shadow war against Champoor people 03/16
dailynews.lk Media pivotal in forging national unity 03/16
dailynews.lk Protest in Jaffna demanding international judges 03/16
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Resettling families in Pulavuk-kudyiruppu complain about lack of assistance 03/15
tamilguardian.com Former LTTE cadre arrested in Wellawaya 03/14
zeenews.india.com EU court rejects case against Tamil Tigers 'terror' label 03/14
doctorswithoutborders.org WEBCAST: A Voice from the Field 03/14
reuters.com Exclusive: Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea, sources say 03/13
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Japan to send largest warship to South China Sea 03/13
scmp.com In huge show of force, Japan to send helicopter carrier Izumo to South China Sea 03/13
timesofindia.indiatimes.com 'Lanka seeks 2 more yrs from UN for LTTE war probe' 03/13
rt.com Japan sending largest warship for biggest show of force since WWII in S. China Sea – report 03/13
aljazeera.com South China Sea: Japan to deploy largest warship 03/13
nbcnews.com Japan to Send Warship to Disputed South China Sea: Reuters Sources 03/13
colombotelegraph.com Trevor Grant Stood With The Tamil People Until The End 03/13
doctorswithoutborders.org MSF On the Road: A Voice from the Field in Miami 03/13
dnaindia.com TNA insists on international mechanism to probe war crimes 03/11
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Sinhala homeguards grab lands for colonisation in Cheddi-ku'lam, Vavuniyaa 03/10
dailytimes.com.pk Sri Lanka risks censure as president falters on war legacy 03/10
colombotelegraph.com Is There A Case For A Private Medical School In The Health Planning Of Sri Lanka? 03/09
colombotelegraph.com Women, International War Crimes & Impunity: A Feminist Critique Of Traditional Approaches To Justice 03/08
dailynews.lk Trail of truth 03/08
dailynews.lk Chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu) of Sri Lanka : War on kidney 03/08
dailynews.lk Women’s contribution to the nation invaluable: Opposition Leader 03/07
dailynews.lk MR accuses Govt. of harassing women 03/07
tamilguardian.com Sri Lankan court deems 'confessions' of 2 LTTE cadres legitimate 03/06
dw.com Sri Lanka rejects UN call for foreign judges in war probe 03/05
dailynews.lk A vote of confidence in Judiciary 03/05
khaleejtimes.com Unprecedented security ahead of PSL final in Lahore 03/05
dnaindia.com Sri Lanka says no to foreign judges in war crimes probe 03/05
aaj.tv ‘Unprecedented’ security for high-risk PSL final 03/04
colombotelegraph.com SLMC Is Falling Down 03/04
colombotelegraph.com Anton Balasingham Predicted A Bloody End For The LTTE 03/04
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Wickramasinghe protects unpunished war criminals of SL Military Intelligence 03/04
in.reuters.com Airport work cuts Sri Lankan tourism for first time since civil war 03/03
aljazeera.com UN raises concerns over abuses, torture in Sri Lanka 03/03
dailynews.lk Dealing with country’s post war issues: NO “HYBRID COURT”: PM 03/03
tamilguardian.com British shadow foreign secretary calls on UK to lead action on Sri Lanka 03/02
af.reuters.com Sri Lanka's Tamil party asks for U.N. pressure over alleged war crimes 03/01
colombotelegraph.com International HR Law Experts Refer Sri Lanka To ICC, If It Continues To Act In Bad Faith 03/01
colombotelegraph.com India’s Vicarious Involvement In Sri Lanka’s ‘Tamil Question’ – Merger Of North & East Or Not 02/28
dailynews.lk Journey to heal our souls 02/28
zeenews.india.com Tamils hold protest in Lanka as UNHRC begins session 02/28
tamilguardian.com Sirisena says government won 'international honour' for security forces 02/27
dailynews.lk Government committed to welfare of war heroes: President 02/27
tamilguardian.com No foreign judges reiterates Sirisena 02/26
tamilnet.com Sri Lanka: Chemical weapon in KLIA and cluster bomb in Vanni 02/25
dailynews.lk MR calls on President to condemn CBK 02/24
colombotelegraph.com CBK Now Says She Did Not Accuse Military Of Sexually Exploiting Women In The North 02/23
colombotelegraph.com MR Slams CBK For Revealing Army Sexual Abuse Against Tamil Women 02/23
colombotelegraph.com Activists Demand End To Discrimination Against Sri Lankan Women 02/23
dnaindia.com Lankan scribe asked to appear in court to identify abductors 02/23
dailynews.lk Modular housing: Making housing affordable 02/23
dailynews.lk Jaffna university students shooting: Five policemen re-remanded 02/22
colombotelegraph.com SriLankan Airlines: Disregarding President Sirisena’s Promise Chairman Sacks Pilot 02/21
dailynews.lk Hotel Nippon opens after refurbishment 02/21
dailynews.lk SLFP won’t support Constitutional amendments which require referendum: SB 02/21
dailynews.lk The root cause of ethnic war 02/20
dailynews.lk Udith Narayan to perform in Sri Lanka 02/20
dailynews.lk Five Army personnel suspended 02/20
colombotelegraph.com The Crisis Of Constitution-Making  02/19
nzherald.co.nz 3 Sri Lanka soldiers arrested for abducting journalist 02/18
in.reuters.com Sri Lanka arrests soldiers over journalist's abduction during war 02/18
colombotelegraph.com What The Trump Election Could Mean To Sri Lanka 02/18
tamilguardian.com Chandrika says Tamil war widows face sexual exploitation 02/18
dailynews.lk A timely overture 02/16
dailynews.lk Stalking tiger, drowsy lion 02/16
globalvoices.org Families in Sri Lanka Stand Up to the Soldiers Who Took Their Homes 02/15
tamilguardian.com Chandrika slams 'jobless' diaspora of ‘singling out war crimes’ 02/15
dailynews.lk Magistrate issues order against disabled soldiers’ protest 02/15
dailynews.lk Vasu welcomes Karuna Amman's new party 02/15
dailynews.lk Government should probe alleged rights violations: Sampanthan 02/15
dailynews.lk Deakin honours PM with a doctorate 02/15