Eyes ‘gouged out’ in mockery

Over fifty Tamil detainees were massacred by Sinhala inmates and jailors in Welikade prison.

Anatomy of a pogrom

The International Commission of Jurists observed: “the evidence points clearly to the conclusion that the violence of the Sinhala rioters on the Tamils amounted to acts of genocide.”

Icon of 1983

The image of the lone Tamil boy cornered by a group of Sinhala youth touched a nerve in a beleaguered minority.

Where are the ‘missing’ Tamils?

Western officials, rights watchdogs sound alarm

‘They took me to Colombo and tortured me’

Tamils who fled Sri Lankan military harassment are in limbo amid rising violence

‘Undeclared’ war takes toll in Jaffna

“Anything can happen at any time,” M. V. Kanamylnathan, chief editor of the Tamil-language newspaper Uthayan said from his offices.

Balasingham: Sri Lanka can still avert new war

In a wide ranging interview, the Liberation Tigers’ theoretician and chief negotiator, Mr. Anton Balasingham elucidated the LTTE’s view on the recent controversy stirred by the international ceasefire monitors comments on the Sea Tigers, on the performance of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) and on the escalating cycle of violence.

‘We won a mandate backing the LTTE’

The coalition of Sri Lanka’s four largest political parties, criticizes the European Union’s stance on the ethnic conflict.

NGOs implicated in pornographic DVDs

Sexual abuse has taken place mainly in some of the worst tsunami-affected areas.

LTTE navy 'sophisticated, impressive'

Sea Tigers’ merchant navy can compete with small island state, study says.