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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prabhakaran’s Bunker Destroyed In Wanni

LTTE Leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran‘s bunker in Puthukuduirrippu in Mullaitivu has been destroyed, Tamil media reports while top military sources are confirming the demolition unofficially. For the past week official permission has not been granted for tourists to visit the Tiger Leader’s bunker the Jaffna based Uthayan newspaper reports. Residents claimed they heard a loud explosion […]

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WikiLeaks: Indian Media Shed No Tears For The LTTE Or Prabhakaran – US Embassy New Delhi

By Colombo Telegraph – “The Indian media shed no tears for the LTTE or its slain leader Prabhakaran, saying a continuum of blunders lay behind their downfall. Editorials expressed relief at the ‘end of the war,’ but reminded the Sri Lankan government of its responsibility to rehabilitate the Tamils and craft an enduring political solution […]

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WikiLeaks: Gota Agreed To Provide US A Copy Of Prabhakaran And Karuna Tape

By Colombo Telegraph – “Gothabaya told us that the government was sure the LTTE did not believe in a political solution. He said the GSL has recently come into possession of a videotape of a speech by Prabhakaran apparently recorded about two months after the signing of the CFA in 2002. In the video, Karuna […]

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WikiLeaks: Sinhala Community Will Treat Tamils Even More Poorly With Prabhakaran Gone

By Colombo Telegraph – “Mixed but moderate responses in Tamil Nadu followed the news of the death of Velupillai Prabhakaran, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), from relief to indifference to occasional outright denial. Despite the efforts of political parties to turn concern over the Sri Lankan war into votes in Tamil […]

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On Photographs Showing Prabhakaran’s Son’s Death

By R Hariharan – On the eve of the release of a full length film on Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes, the British daily the Independent carried an article along with two photographs showing Prabhakaran’s son eating a snack before his Sri Lankan captors allegedly shot him dead in cold blood. This serious allegation pertaining […]

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Warning – Disturbing Images: The Last Hours Of The Son Of Prabhakaran

New photographs have emerged which raise fresh questions about the conduct of Sri Lanka’s armed forces during the final stages of the operation against Tamil rebels and have led to claims the 12-year-old son of the militants’ leader may have been summarily executed. A series of photographs taken a few hours apart and on the […]

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