Fear and loathing in Jaffna

Business is crashing and people are leaving Jaffna amid escalating violence.

Oppression, resistance and war

Jaffna MP Pathmini Sithamparanathan, describes the stifling conditions of military rule and the deteriorating security situation.

Delhi responds to Tamil Nadu strings

Ironically, it was President Rajapakse’s visit to India that has revealed the nationalist sentiments in Tamil Nadu - and the extent of the constraints on central government.

Depression and alcoholism in waves’ aftermath

The tsunami also shredded the social fabric of many communities.

Inflation undermines tsunami recovery

Demand for construction workers and materials is sending costs soaring.

Stanford pathologist tries to improve care

One Tamil émigré contributes to health in her homeland – by training medical technicians

Tender Sprouts orphanage rebuilt

Life slowly picks up at the Mullaitivu children's home devastated by the tsunami.

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.