Tigers build houses, wait for tsunami aid

'It may be a challenge for some donor countries to accept some exceptions amid restrictions on whom to work with.'

Reform call conceals UNP tensions

Poll defeat raises questions over the future direction of Sri Lanka’s oldest party.

‘Our people will not be tolerant any longer’

Mr. Vellupillai Pirapaharan, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) delivered his Heroes Day address on November 27, 2005. This is the full text.

The defining of torture in a new world war

The ‘enhanced interrogation techniques,’ ‘renditions’ and ‘severe pain’.

Diaspora Tamils mark Heroes Day

Tamils from Switzerland to Canada and Norway to South Africa salute fighters who fell int he independence struggle.

Intimidation in Northeast

Paramilitaries, military deserters and underworld thugs gear up

Hopefuls’ flying visits to Jaffna enclaves

Neither Presidential candidate meets the Tamils locals, just the Sinhala troops

Money and guns fuel paramilitary war

Deserters from the Karuna Group offer new insight into the workings of the Sri Lanka Army’s paramilitary campaign.

Slaughter in the wards

Why the massacre of staff and patients at Jaffna hospital become emblematic of the IPKF

Remembering the Jaffna exodus

The displacement of the entire town of Jaffna has had a profound impact on Tamil self-understanding.