Home » Search results for: “Prabhakaran”
Let’s Be Clear, Prabhakaran Was No Hero But A Terrorist & The LTTE Was His Private Army

By Vishwamithra1984 – “The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is torture. The object of murder is murder. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?” ~George Orwell, 1984 Most men and women in Sri Lanka are ‘reasonable’ individuals. Whether they […]

Continue reading …
Gotabaya Rajapaksa Clarifies; Listening In On KP’s Chats With Prabhakaran’s ‘Man Friday’

By Michael Roberts – Gotabaya Rajapaksa Clarifies – Part I I The government of Sri Lanka’s conduct of Eelam War IV from 2006-09 was not without its inefficiencies, especially on the propaganda front. But no less a person than retired SAS officer JT Holmes has stated clearly that the SL Army faced “an entirely unique […]

Continue reading …
Praising The Lord & Passing The Ammunition To Prabhakaran

By H. L. D. Mahindapala – Tamil Theology Upgraded Prabhakaran & Downgraded Jesus: Part II The mainstream Churches of all denominations aligned themselves with the LTTE in varying degrees of connectivity. In particular, the clergy in the Tamil-dominated Churches threw their full weight behind the Velupillai Prabhakaran’s one-man regime. At the grass root level as […]

Continue reading …
Tamil Theology Upgraded Prabhakaran & Downgraded Jesus

By H. L. D. Mahindapala – At the height of the 33-year-old war – i.e., from the Vadukoddai declaration of war on May 14, 1976 to Nandikadal on May 18, 2009 — two Tamil clerics decided to give a face-lift to Tamil politics by dressing it up in new clothes of Christian theology. Under the […]

Continue reading …
The Prabhakaran Phenomenon: Towards An Explanation

By Charles Sarvan – A Sri Lankan Tamil friend wrote to me wondering why thousands of Tamils, both within and outside the Island, devoutly followed the Tiger leader. Even more, why do so many – more in the diaspora, he thinks, than within Sri Lanka – still ‘believe’ in him? Why did they ignore evidence […]

Continue reading …
India’s ‘Don’t Kill Prabhakaran’ Policy – Not The Only Failure

By Dayan Jayatilleka – Gen VK Singh’s forthright critique on Tuesday, 14th April (Sinhala and Tamil New Year’s day) in Raipur, India, of the IPKF experience and his shocking revelation that Prabhakaran was let off the hook on orders from above on more than one occasion when the IPKF had information on his whereabouts, prompts […]

Continue reading …
Full Text: I Welcome Mr. Prabhakaran’s Remarks; Rajapaksa’s Speech To Diplomats 2005

Even though the President Mahinda Rajapaksa and state controlled media attacked former President Chandrika Kumaratunga over calling LTTE Supremo ‘Mister Prabahakaran’, Rajapaksa him self did the same. Addressing the diplomatic community in November 2005, Rajapaksa said; “In this regard I welcome Mr. Prabhakaran’s remarks yesterday recognizing my pragmatic approach and my invitation to talks, as extending […]

Continue reading …
Mangala Ties Up Ms Chandrika Over ‘Mr Prabhakaran’

Staunch supporter of Maithripala Sirisena and long time ally and confidante of former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, Mangala Samaraweera has contradicted the latter’s claim that she referred to LTTE Supremo as ‘Mister’ only in jest, Colombo Telegraph reliably learns. Kumaratunga who drew a lot of flak after referring to the slain LTTE leader as ‘Mister’ Prabhakaran […]

Continue reading …
Similarities Between Mahinda And Prabhakaran Strategies

By Percy Gajanayake – We can generalise some similarities common to most dictators. Unaccountability to law and order applicable to self, family and cronies is common to all dictators whether it be Gaddafi, Idi Amin, Marcos, Stalin, or Hitler. The blinding forces of power combined with the fear of the public and the administrative system […]

Continue reading …
The Difference Between The Sri Lankan State, Prabhakaran And Wijeweera

By Rajan Hoole – The 1990s: The Culture of Untruth and a Perilous Vacuum – Part 8 The Culture Of Untruth For the failure of the process of accountability, the new government can only be partially blamed. It is unrealistic to expect politicians to carry through a seemingly thankless task while the vocal members of the public […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 69123Next ›Last »