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Anton Balasingham Predicted A Bloody End For The LTTE

By Pitasanna Shanmugathas – On March 4th 2017 Anton Balasingham Stanislaus would have been celebrating his 79th birthday. Within the LTTE, Anton Balasingham was the political ideologue—a man who advocated pragmatic solutions. Prabhakaran was the military mastermind. When I interviewed Erik Solheim he described their relationship “as that of a husband and wife,” always needing […]

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The LTTE Overseas Network: A Bunch Of Sadistic Idiots

By Pitasanna Shanmugathas – The following is a commentary on an article written by DBS Jeyaraj in which he exposes the overseas LTTE network’s plot to assassinate TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran in two instances: December 12th of 2016 and January 13th of 2017. The plot to assassinate Sumanthiran, however, did not succeed or materialize due […]

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Aava Has No Links To Army, LTTE – State Minister Of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene has today declared that the Avaa group has no links to any political party or the LTTE and neither is the group being controlled by the Army. “Some people are trying to gain political mileage by making various statements. This is biker gang that is intimidating and extorting the […]

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It Was Wrong To Label The LTTE As A Terrorist Organization

By Pitasanna Shanmugathas – The historical use of the word “terrorist” clearly indicates that the word is a political tool and is never used in its intended sense. According to political intellectual Noam Chomsky, if we apply the terrorism laws espoused by the United States against their own policies, we will find that the United […]

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Dear Mr. Obama, Please Lift The Ban On The LTTE

By Usha S Sri-Skanda Rajah – Dear Mr. Obama, The continued, unfair and unjust labelling of the Tamil Tigers cannot stand. Please lift the ban on the LTTE. In the light of the opinion given by the advocate general to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to remove the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) from the European […]

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LTTE, Leader Of The Opposition & Avant Garde Indictments

By Arun Kumaresan – A social media post depicts the three images of Prabakaran in LTTE camouflage, Mr Sambanthan and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapksa with an additional word ‘charged’. It is interesting to see how a Tamil politician being the leader of the opposition irks the mind set of some. First question baffles any […]

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Prageeth Ekneligoda Had No Links To LTTE: CID Tells Homagama Courts

Prageeth Ekneligoda who has been missing since January 2010 under mysterious circumstances has had no links to the LTTE, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) informed the Homagama Courts on Tuesday. The CID came to this conclusion based on the investigations carried out at ten government organisations including inquiries conducted with the Deputy IGP and Commanders […]

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When I Heard LTTE Forces Order Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassination

By R Hariharan – When I heard LTTE forces order Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination: I checked with my Sri Lankan sources who said the then PM would be killed in keeping with Prabhakaran’s style. Saturday, August 20th was the late Rajiv Gandhi‘s birthday. Rajiv Gandhi’s political career was barely seven years; it started with the assassination of […]

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The LTTE’s Forced Recruitment Of Children In Armed Combat

By Pitasanna Shanmugathas – During the ceasefire between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government, Human Rights Watch researchers went to Batticaloa, Trincomalee, and Kilinochchi to document the LTTE’s use of children in armed combat. Human Rights Watch, in its report, documented instances where the LTTE forcibly recruited children through […]

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NPC To Carry Out Medical Checks On Ex-LTTE Cadres

In the backdrop of an increasing number of deaths of former LTTE cadres, the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) has decided to conduct a free medical camp to check the health conditions of the surviving ex-cadres who have undergone rehabilitation. Sources said that there are around 12,000 ex-LTTE cadres who have undergone rehabilitation since the end […]

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