Sri Lankan Civil War
The Sri Lankan Civil War was an armed conflict fought on the island of Sri Lanka. Beginning on 23 July 1983, there was an intermittent insurgency against the government by the Liberation Tigers of Tam...
Sri Lankan Civil War - Wikipedia
Unholy Ground
A film about the impact of civil war on one village in the Eastern District of Sri Lanka
Origins of the LTTE Insurgency
The origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War lie in the continuous political rancor between the majority Sinhalese and the minority Tamils. Before and during early part of the colonial rule by Europeans, S...
Origins of the LTTE Insurgency - Wikipedia
Four Four Bravo
Four Four Bravo was the call sign of a fifteen-man Sri Lankan Army patrol, deployed in the Jaffna Peninsula on July 23, 1983. The patrol was ambushed and thirteen of its members were killed by the LTT...
Eelam War I
Eelam War I is the name given to the initial phase of the armed conflict between the government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE. Although tensions between the government and Tamil militant groups had been b...
Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War
The Indian intervention in the Sri Lankan Civil War was the deployment of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka intended to perform a peacekeeping role. The deployment followed the Indo-Sri Lank...
Research and Analysis Wing
The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW or RAW) is the primary foreign intelligence agency of India. It was created after the Sino-Indian War 1962 and Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 which exposed gaps in...
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Eelam War II
Eelam War II is the name given to the second phase of armed conflict between Sri Lankan military and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The war started after the failure of peace talks ...
Eelam War III
Eelam War III is the name given to the third phase of armed conflict between Sri Lankan military and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. After the period of 100 days cease-fire the hostil...
Eelam War IV
Eelam War IV is the name given to the fourth phase of armed conflict between the Sri Lankan military and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which is currently proscribed as a terr...
Eelam War IV - Wikipedia
Attack on Pakistani ambassador to Sri lanka
On August 14, 2006, a convoy carrying the Pakistani High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Bashir Wali Mohamed, was attacked by a claymore antipersonnel mine concealed within an auto rickshaw. The High Commi...
Attack on Pakistani ambassador to Sri lanka - Wikipedia
Eastern Theater of Eelam War IV
The Eastern Theater of Eelam War IV, the warfare started in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka on July 21, 2006, when the LTTE cut off the water supply to the rice fields in the Mavil aru area in the e...
Eastern Theater of Eelam War IV - Wikipedia
Operation Definite Victory
Operation Definite Victory (Sinhala: නියතයිි ජය) was a military operation launched by Sri Lankan Special Task Force commandos on January 4, 2007 to evict LTTE rebels from the Kanchikudichcharu and Tho...
2008-2009 SLA Northern offensive
The 2008–2009 SLA Northern offensive was an armed conflict in the northern Province of Sri Lanka between the military of Sri Lanka and the separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The battl...
2008-2009 SLA Northern offensive - Wikipedia
Battle of Kilinochchi (2008-2009)
80°24′00″E / 9.383°N 80.4°E / 9.383; 80.4The Battle of Kilinochchi was a land battle fought between the Sri Lankan Military and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fo...
Reactions to the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War
Reactions to the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War on 18 May 2009 have generally been positive and welcoming, while some countries expressed concern over the civilian casualties and the humanitarian imp...
Casualties of the Sri Lankan Civil War
The Sri Lankan civil war was very costly, killing an estimated 80,000-100,000 people between 1982 and 2009. The deaths include 27,639 Tamil fighters, more than 21,066 Sri Lankan soldiers, 1000 Sri Lan...
Casualties of the Sri Lankan Civil War - Wikipedia
Sri Lankan IDP camps
The final stages of the Sri Lankan Civil War created 300,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who were transferred to camps in Vavuniya District and detained there against their will. This proces...
Sri Lankan IDP camps - Wikipedia
2009 Tamil diaspora protests
Since 2009, protests against the Sri Lankan Civil War have taken place in several countries across the world, urging national and world leaders and organisations to take action on bringing a unanimous...
2009 Tamil diaspora protests - Wikipedia
Alleged war crimes during the Sri Lankan Civil War
There are allegations that war crimes were committed by the Sri Lankan military and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers) during the Sri Lankan Civil War, particularly during the f...
Alleged war crimes during the Sri Lankan Civil War - Wikipedia
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil: தமிழீழ விடுதலைப் புலிகள், Sinhala: දෙමළ ඊළාම් විමුක්ති කොටි Tamiḻīḻa viṭutalaip pulikaḷ, commonly known as the LTTE or the Tamil Tigers) is a now d...
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam - Wikipedia
Origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War
The origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War lie in the continuous political rancor between the majority Sinhalese and the minority Tamils. Before and during early part of the colonial rule by Europeans, S...
Origins of the Sri Lankan Civil War - Wikipedia
Sri Lankan Civil War in popular culture
With the Sri Lankan Civil War spanning nearly 30 years, (1983-2009), it has been portrayed in a wide range of ways in popular culture.
War crimes in Sri Lanka
There are allegations that war crimes were committed by the Sri Lankan military and the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers) during the Sri Lankan Civil War, particularly during the f...
War crimes in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia