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Sri Lanka: Book review: Malaravan, ‘War Journey: Diary of a Tamil Tiger’

Paper No. 5554                                     Dated 03-Sept-2013

Guest Column by Charles Ponnuthurai Sarvan                                                                                                         

Though some diaries are written with publication in mind, the tendency is to think of them as being private. Ben Bavinck wrote his Sri Lanka diary in Dutch: see, Sarvan, online edition of the Sunday Leader, Colombo, 6 November 2011.

Is There a Neo-LTTE Emerging?

Paper No.5430                        Dated 20-Mar-2013

By B.Raman

Is there a neo-LTTE emerging nearly four years after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was wiped out in May, 2009, by the Sri Lankan Security Forces? That is a question that needs the attention of the intelligence agencies in the wake of the growing support for the Sri Lankan Tamils’ political and human rights in the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora abroad and among large sections of the international community.

Sri Lanka: Comments on India and resolution in UNHRC – Update No. 230

Note No. 678                                        Dated 9-Mar-2013

By Col. R. Hariharan

[This summary contains comments made by Col Hariharan to different print and TV media from 5 to 7 March 2013 on specific issues raised by them on India’s response to the U.S. draft resolution on Sri Lanka’s accountability now under consideration at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.]

Information update

Media bytes: India and Sri Lanka war crimes issue

Paper No. 5408                            Dated 24-Feb-2013

By Col R Hariharan

[This is a summary of the comments made by Col Hariharan in TV discussions and to print media on February 20 to 22, 2013.]

On photographs showing Prabhakaran’s son’s death

Sri Lanka: Comments on Heroes Day – Update No. 226

 

Note No. 670                                                   Dated 07-Dec-2012

Col. R. Hariharan

(Summary of answers to questions from media analysts on the occasion of  V.  Prabhakaran’s birth day on November 26 and the LTTE’s Heroes Day on November 27 are given in this article.)

November 27 used to be celebrated as the Heroes Day by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). On this occasion what is your take on those who lost their lives in the struggle for Tamil Eelam?

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