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A Flawed Liberation Struggle: Massacres Of Sinhalese Civilians

By Rajan Hoole –

Rajan Hoole

Rajan Hoole

The Indo-Lanka Accord and Sri Lanka’s Fault Lines: July 1987 – Part – 1

“The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgement in their goings : they have made them crooked paths : whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace. Therefore judgement is far from us, neither doth justice overtake us : we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.” – Isaiah 59: 8,9

It was hard for the LTTE, which claimed to be the sole legitimate representatives of the Tamil people, to live down the fact that its way of settling political differences by annihilating opponents had led to the total collapse of the Tamil militant struggle. It was this, which enabled India to step in as the saviour of the Tamils. Through calculated provocations, the LTTE thus worked towards discrediting India by fomenting a war with the Indian Army that was very costly to the Tamil civilians.

Disregard for Humanitarian Norms and a Flawed Liberation Struggle 

At the time of the Anuradhapura massacre, even though many Tamils justified it as retribution, there was considerable social inhibition against such barbarousness. Most militant groups condemned it while the LTTE was shy to admit having done it. During 1986 the inhibition declined with the advent of aerial bombing and shelling by Government, particularly in Jaffna. By 1986, a new logic had crept into the killing of Sinhalese civilians (see Chapter 20).

What liberation groups lack in legal recognition in relation to state powers, they try to make up by acknowledging and trying to project higher humanitarian standards. Among these are an enlightened approach to dissent and clemency towards the civilian population in the adversarial camp. It adds to the stature of a liberation group in the eyes of the world when it succeeds in projecting such values. The opposites of these are generally characteristic of oppressive state powers. Even in liberation struggles where the degree of provocation from the oppressor was intense, such as in East Timor, South Africa and Palestine, those in the mainstream had to acknowledge higher humanitarian standards. They were obliged to condemn and act against deviations from these, before they became credible parties to negotiations.

By contrast, the Tamil struggle has gone into steady retrogression, both internally and externally, from the time the LTTE tried brutally to assert itself as the Tamils’ sole legitimate representative. Experience has shown that it is incapable of observing any humanitarian constraint and has never been a credible party to negotiations. Most of it stemmed from the logic of dealing with rival groups and internal dissent through brute force. It resulted in draconian oppression within the Tamil community, total disillusionment among thinking adults and, by the end of 1986, a disastrous reduction of military capability. The latter was compensated subsequently by recruiting women into fighting units, introduction of Black Tigers and even recruiting brainwashed children by methods that were local adaptations of voodoo techniques. These compulsions thus, imposed also a need to silence any section of society that dared to whisper a protest.

The potential for the Black Tiger cult of suicide was already inherent in the rhetoric of the pre-militancy Tamil nationalist parties. The Federal Party for example had demonised the Sinhalese, and popularised the ritual drawing of blood by pricking the forefinger, with the slogan that separation was the only answer. The LTTE built on this by confining all those not lucky enough to escape from it to an environment devoid of all hope, and in

practice refusing to contemplate peace in any reasonable form. The LTTE thus became a group that seemed strong on the surface because of its startling, and yet costly, acts of violence, but was fatally flawed and weak within.

Massacres of Sinhalese Civilians 

From May 1986 the massacres of Sinhalese civilians, and later for some time of Muslim civilians, was the manifestation of boorishness in a weak force. This was clearly reflected in its actions during the traditional New Year, which fell in April 1987. By then it was clear that the LTTE was going to lose all the territory that the combined militant movement had gained by mid -1985. Minister Thondman persuaded the Government to announce a week’s unilateral cease-fire, hoping the LTTE would respond, thus setting the stage to end hostilities. What the LTTE did was to massacre about 130 Buddhist pilgrims at Kituluttuwa who were returning to Trincomalee District from festive observances in Anuradhapura. On 19th April 1987, a powerful car bomb was set off at the main bus stand in Colombo killing nearly 120 civilians. The LTTE leader was then quoted in Jaffna as saying that he would consider a cease-fire at a later date that suited them.

Thus the moral opprobrium which was justly accredited to the Government which executed the anti-Tamil pogrom of July 1983, came also to be attached to the LTTE’s cause. The boorishness of all those well-heeled sections affiliated to the former was amply matched by the boorishness of their Tamil counterparts.

A struggle that is capable of winning, displays strength by beginning to look more statesmanlike and reasonable. Further, with the strength of the people behind it, the extremist segments become effectively marginalised. Whence even a struggle that was violent to begin with, places the burden of a settlement in a non- violent approach. This could have happened in the case of the Tamil struggle during mid-1985 to April 1986. Thereafter, with the LTTE taking the lead, it was a complete reversal. The liberating potential in the Tamil liberation struggle expired effectively in 1986, when the people lost any prospect of influencing its course.

In an effort to counteract the disillusionment resulting from its barbarousness towards Tamils,

the LTTE tried appealing to the lowest impulses of the Tamil people. In the same month that it had finished with the TELO, in May 1986, it broke several months of clemency and conducted a series of massacres against Sinhalese civilians in border areas starting with several dozens killed in Kattukulampattu West. These were contested Sinhalese colonisation schemes in the Trincomalee District imposed in the late 1960s and early 1980s resulting in violence against Tamils and their final expulsion in 1983. These massacres were clearly an appeal to the gut feeling of insecurity among the Tamils of the area. Most of the rural Tamils from the district were by then refugees, thus forming an ideal base for recruitment and more Tamils became refugees with continuing reprisals. Massacres by the LTTE thereafter remained regular. On the other hand, this was a calculated move to bring insecurity to Tamils through reprisals and divert the issue from its massacre of TELO militants from the East.

The real cause of the LTTE’s massacres of Sinhalese and Muslim civilians as well as the cruel and more numerous killings of Tamil civilians and dissidents is simple callousness and political bankruptcy. This is obscured by the equally callous actions of the state forces, which enable the LTTE’s massacres to pass as tit-for- tat. This works in the LTTE’s favour as rebel groups are given greater latitude compared with a state.

Unfortunately, no government has so far been big enough to give Tamil civilian casualties the same weight that is given to Sinhalese casualties. Media attention, compensation and formal condolences are reserved for the latter. The former are suppressed with blatantly frivolous lies by security spokesmen while the Government is silent. Thus to this day the Government comes to look purely a Sinhalese government in Tamil and foreign eyes. Moreover, the LTTE’s periodic massacres of Sinhalese civilians, serves to strengthen chauvinist forces in the South and weaken confused peace lobbies. Ultimately this boorishness has evoked admiration for the LTTE from like-minded segments among the Sinhalese who had felt frustrated in their anti-Tamil projects (see the end of Herman Gunaratne’s For a Sovereign State and Ravi Jayewardene’s conversation with Shantha Bandara in C.A. Chandraprema’s account of the JVP insurgency). We will take a closer look at massacres of civilians in Chapter 20.

To be continued..

*From Rajan Hoole‘s “Sri Lanka: Arrogance of Power  – Myth, Decadence and Murder”. Thanks to Rajan for giving us permission to republish. To read earlier parts click here

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    Hoole in your over all analyses you lay all the blame for the civilian deaths on the LTTE primarily. But in actual fact you failed to include the Killing of thousands of Tamil civilians by Sinhalese thugs and armed forces in many of the anti- Tamil pogroms orchestrated by Srilankan state even before LTTE was born. LTTE was a politico- military organisation as such they only counterd the state terrorism by counter military means . That’s all, you may argue against them until the cows come home but the fact remains it is because of Tamils like you LTTE was discredited and lost their legitimacy. LTTE would have delivered to the Tamil people the state of Eelam if not for people like you whose loyalty was misplaced. Although you used the pen and Karuna did use the gun to attack and tarnish the image of the LTTE both your actions had the same ultimate detrimental effect on the LTTE . Can you and the university teachers of Jaffna for Human rights deny ths with hind sight?

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      LTTE was formed in 1976. Tell how many “thousands” of Tamils were killed before that by Sinhala political mobs / thugs ? Don’t write BS man. LTTE terrorists lost Tamil cause because of it’s tens of thousands of civilian killings of all communities, even at the 11th hour they took some 250,000 Tamil civilians as Human Shield & Killed & Got Killed. If not for LTTE bastards, likes of Uma Maheshwaran would have got Sinhala people behind PLOTE, & won a respected battle for Tamil self determination.

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        John…………… Tamils and struggle for freedom don’t mix. ….Sinhalese and democracy don’t mix…….My elders have completely different opinion about all these so called Tamil freedom fighters. …….. Didn’t PLOTE murder its own cadres in Tamilnadu? Didn’t it also send mercenary force to Maldives and got hammered by Hindian forces? ….. I just don’t understand stupid Sinhala and stupid Tamils.

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        John and peace lover you both seemed to be talking through your hat. Can you tell me when did the LTTE kill thousands of civilians from any community? Killing C.E.Anandarajan of St’John’s and some other high profile killing of prominent Tamils like Rajani Thiranagama a former colleague of Hoole has been used by anti- LTTE Tamils for propaganda purposes. This in turn has become the canon fodder for the Sinhalese to tarnish the LTTE as a terrorist organisation.

        LTTE only killed Sinhala civilians who were legitimate military targets ie the armed settlers, the home guards, the ex- convicts etal. Sinhala govt acting on the advice of the Israli military advice decided to use Sinala ex- convicts to act as civilian shield between the Srilankan army and the LtTE. They trained these so called civilian militia and settled them in the militarily sensitive areas of the Tamil homeland in order to expell the Tamils from their traditional habitats and depopulate the area inorder to keep a strangle hold on the Tamil homeland. This also had a sinister motive and purpose that is to remove the logistical support these Tamil villagers may be giving to the LTTE soldiers at times of conflict. Chairman Mao said a guerrilla is a fish that lives in the water referring water as the people who support the guerrillas. It is the Sinhala govt’s strategy to denude the areas of all the Tamil populace so that the Tamil guerrillas cannot survive. The Sinhala armed settlers were used for this purpose and the LTTE quite rightly felt they were a legitimate target in their armed conflict as they stood in their way on the side of the Sinhala army.

        Apart from that the LTTE also targeted the Sinhala civilians in Anurathapura as a detarance strategy to stop the Sinhalese army fom massacring the Tamils enmasse in the north unfettered. It was a clear message to the brutal Sinhala military regime that don’t kill the Tamil civilians indiscriminately and if you do we will also take out your soft non military targets such as civilians in your area. This was a clear message which had the desired effect on the Sinhala establishment.

        Apart from this LTTE did not kill many civilians like the Sinhalese and the armed Muslim home guards did in the East. Even whenLTTE expelled the Muslims from the north instead of expelling them they could have carried out large scale massacre but they did not. The Tamil Muslims unfortunately became a pawn in the hands of the Sinhala military intelligence that is why LTTE did not have any choice but to expel them without harming their lives. Let us contrast this with what thesinhalese did to the Tamils . Sinhala army and the Sinhala thugs killed over 150000 Tamils mainly civilians during the 30 year armed conflict . Apart from 30000 LTTE cardres killed in Combat the rest killed were innocent Tamil civilians. During the dying days of the war alone in 2009 Sinhala army killed 60 thousand innocent Tamil civilians and some unarmed fighters who had surrendered.This is going to be the subject of the war crimes inquiry which is going to be initiated by the UN next year or the year after next.

        Sinhalese police about 600 in number were killed by an LTTE faction led by Karuna against Pirabakaran’s orders.That aside LTTE did not behave like the Sinhala army did towards civilians and non combatants.LtTE never raped any enemy female combatanst. This cannot be said about the Sinhala army .

        Those who comment on the LTTE excesses like Hoole must bear this in mind. Compared to the barbaric Sinhala army the LTTE freedom fighters were all angels . I dare say this as I can back this up with evidence above.The Sinhala propaganda that the LTTE is a terrorist organisation must be refuted at all costs and the Sinhala lies must be debunked. We owe this to our freedom fighters who are dead and to those who are living.

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          Pirana,thanks for the comprehensve reply and its appriciated.

          But I have to disagree with you on many points as i grew up in jaffna in the 80’s ,the LTTE never ever tolerated anyone having a diffrent view
          Also your talk about settlers being legitimate targets is morally wrong,many were the instances when they just went in an killed Sinhala civillians,also what was the need to have done the Central Bank bomb or broken the ceasefire with the CBK regime?
          what was the need to lob grenades from among the Deepavali shoppers in Jaffna in 2005 and try to kill 1 ro 2 army men and hope the army retaliates and then get mileage over the dead civillians?
          what was need to kill so called other group members during the ceasefire of 2002 -2007
          whats the need to kill Jaffna Central Principal in 2005 after that moron Tamilchelvan had assured him that he wont be harmed
          by the actions of the so called freedom fighters (or rascals) the Tamils are in a worser state now than ever before

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          Apart from that the LTTE also targeted the Sinhala civilians in Anurathapura as a detarance strategy to stop the Sinhalese army fom massacring the Tamils enmasse in the north unfettered. It was a clear message to the brutal Sinhala military regime that don’t kill the Tamil civilians indiscriminately and if you do we will also take out your soft non military targets such as civilians in your area.

          You are one sick bastard.

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            Navin you are wrong. It is not I it is you who should have your head checked. The only language your Sinhala bastard army understood was the language of death and Mr V.P spoke that language very eloquently
            until 2009. The necessity may dictate if the Sinhala army fail to leave the North and East once again the same language may be spoken in the north and east. Trust me this time the international community is not going to be hoodwinked by the Sinhala state. All pretence of fighting terrorism are over it is time for accountability international war crimes style.

            We Tamils are waiting to have our last laugh at you modayas expense. Can you dogs blame us. I personally lost 20 of my relatives during April/ may 2009. I am happy to stand in the witness box of the war crimes tribunal to give my testimony against your god forsaken pea sized country called hell hole otherwise known as f/ ing Srilanka. May the almighty condem this satanic state of Lanka to eternal damnation and every war criminal may he burn in hell starting with their leaders the Rajafuckser brothers.

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              “Navin you are wrong. It is not I it is you who should have your head checked. The only language your Sinhala bastard army understood was the language of death and Mr V.P spoke that language very eloquently until 2009. “

              Well I can say SLA learnt that language well and we taught the language to LTTE bastards in a more advanced manner.

              “The necessity may dictate if the Sinhala army fail to leave the North and East once again the same language may be spoken in the north and east. “

              Please speak, we are waiting! Between what were you keyboard hero doing for 30 years? Did you flee the battle zone and ended up in a western country? Why did you flee? The war is over you can’t be a hero now that too behind a computer screen.

              “Trust me this time the international community is not going to be hoodwinked by the Sinhala state. All pretence of fighting terrorism are over it is time for accountability international war crimes style. We Tamils are waiting to have our last laugh at you modayas expense. Can you dogs blame us.”

              Lets see, between if things are about accountability we will be hunting down every LTTEer who threw even a cent for terrorism, even if he reside in another corner of this world.

              “ I personally lost 20 of my relatives during April/ may 2009.”
              Too bad, LTTE kept them as a human shield! Between you can talk to the consensus going on now, if you can come up with your real name.

              “I am happy to stand in the witness box of the war crimes tribunal to give my testimony against your god forsaken pea sized country called hell hole otherwise known as f/ ing Srilanka. May the almighty condem this satanic state of Lanka to eternal damnation and every war criminal may he burn in hell starting with their leaders the Rajafuckser brothers.”

              Believe me we will drag you along to the accused box. We very much learn from our enemy as we showed in 2009. We will remove the Eelam and remove the satanic spell on our country. And we will build a country for every patriotic Lankan no matter what ethnicity he/she belongs to.

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              “Navin you are wrong. It is not I it is you who should have your head checked. The only language your Sinhala bastard army understood was the language of death and Mr V.P spoke that language very eloquently until 2009. “

              Well I can say SLA learnt that language well and we taught the language to LTTE bastards in a more advanced manner.
              “The necessity may dictate if the Sinhala army fail to leave the North and East once again the same language may be spoken in the north and east. “

              Please speak, we are waiting!
              Between what were you keyboard hero doing for 30 years? Did you flee the battle zone and ended up in a western country? Why did you flee? The war is over you can’t be a hero now that too behind a computer screen.

              “Trust me this time the international community is not going to be hoodwinked by the Sinhala state. All pretence of fighting terrorism are over it is time for accountability international war crimes style. We Tamils are waiting to have our last laugh at you modayas expense. Can you dogs blame us.”

              Lets see, between if things are about accountability we will be hunting down every LTTEer who threw even a cent for terrorism, even if he reside in another corner of this world.

              “ I personally lost 20 of my relatives during April/ may 2009.”
              Too bad, LTTE kept them as a human shield! Between you can talk to the consensus going on now, if you can come up with your real name.

              “I am happy to stand in the witness box of the war crimes tribunal to give my testimony against your god forsaken pea sized country called hell hole otherwise known as f/ ing Srilanka. May the almighty condem this satanic state of Lanka to eternal damnation and every war criminal may he burn in hell starting with their leaders the Rajafuckser brothers.”

              Believe me we will drag you along to the accused box. We very much learn from our enemy as we showed in 2009. We will remove the Eelam and remove the satanic spell on our country. And we will build a country for every patriotic Lankan no matter what ethnicity he/she belongs to.

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          Every word in your message are absolute lies..Non of it are facts… This is good for person who had no clue of what LTTE did to innocent people(all ethnicities) in SL.

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          did you see LTTE did not rape any sinhala women. but they killed babies by smashing to coconut trees, are white washing baby killers here. it of course, if Tamils need peace then they have to cooperate with Sihhalese because that 70% sri Lankan population whether you like or not

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            Dave no way ! You Sinhalayas may be 69 % in Srilanka but in absolute terms that is only some 14 millions
            whereas there are 100 million Tamils in the world. Don’t give your majority crap to us. Might should not be right but the right should be might. No matter you are minority or majority the right is what must prevail . I repeat LTTE didnot rape any Sinhala women I can tell that for sure.

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              Because LTTE did rape the female cadres in LTTE. Though not known widely female cardres had been raped.
              And LTTE didnt rape a single sinhala woman, because you couldnt even get close to them. They couldnt pass our men.

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              Pirana, No matter how much you try to justify what the LTTE did; it will fall in deaf ears. I do know that LTTE did some retaliatory killings. Such retaliations did pay dividends such that the army massacres stopped. The SLA thought that they could suppress the LTTE by mass killing the Tamils like they did to the Sinhala during the JVP era. However, the LTTE retaliated in such a scale resulting in political pressure to stop. The issue is that, the Sinhala did not know what the SLA was doing; they only saw what the LTTE did! Nevertheless, the LTTE adventure did not yield any fruits in the long run because a quest to create a Tamil Nation is fundamentally floured as it is was not based on equality and justice. Once one starts to kill, one will lose the moral authority thus the platform on which it stands becomes flimsy. Suicide bombings, bombs in public places, assassinations of leaders, killings of suspected Tamil informants, killings of many Tamil politicians, killing off the members of the other Tamil militant groups, expelling the Muslims from the North and intolerant of divergent views made the LTTE a terrorist organisation that has been banned in all over world. You cannot possibly defend such an organisation with any sort of righteousness.

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          “Even whenLTTE expelled the Muslims from the north instead of expelling them they could have carried out large scale massacre but they did not”
          Aney how good LTTE is! instead of killing expelled them :)
          Tamil logic!

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      Pirana , your talking utter bullshit!
      have you forgoten the way the LTTE killed St Johns Principal 1985 to the Jaffna Central Principal in 2005,also among the many massacres by them what was the need to do the Kebbethigollwea bus bomb during the CFA?

      DAMMM good the LTTE is kaput and gone!

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    Hoole you have see doctor before write another BS on Colombo Telegraph
    You are an idiot can trembler anything before LTTE era
    Because you were so close it your masters and say yes to death
    You are shame your self
    I will pay you to change your name as Fool
    You are not only disgrace to Tamils but also disgrace to the country

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      @Pasel,your totally wrong people like Hoole are needed and he is totally neutral when he writes unlike donkeys like Malinda on the sinhalese side and Uusha sriskandrajah on the tamil side!

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      Pasel compared to Hoole your IQ must be pretty low. Don’t show your ignorance in your writing. Although I disagree with Hoole I will not address him the way you have done . It appears you are a igneramous fool and living up to your racial sterio type ie a modaya.

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      Bottom of the article you will find this – *From Rajan Hoole‘s “Sri Lanka: Arrogance of Power – Myth, Decadence and Murder”. Thanks to Rajan for giving us permission to republish. To read earlier parts click here

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      Pasel, Is this the first article that you read that has been written by Dr Hoole? Have you not read many other articles that he wrote chronicling the 1983 pogrom? He writes for what it is; he calls a spade a spade if you like! We all want the GOSL to accept the misdeeds of the last stages of the war; we want them exposed and accountable but we are not prepared to face up to what the LTTE did! Frist thing we need to do is introspection; if we fail to do that, we cannot expect others to do the same!

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    Absolutely Dr.Hoole. The Tamil Expatriate and the Tamil racist community despite being victims of Sinhala racism are very much responsible for supporting and funding the racist actions of LTTE. The LTTE was not the only choice – there were many organizations that were non-racist. But thye chose to support one that is in sync with their moral standards.

    But the Tamil learned racist community overwhelmingly supported LTTE – as much as the Sinhalese community over overwhelmingly support MR. You are an exception – but remember that you are live. LTTE has killed many of your types while the Tamil Expatriate Community clapped. Now they are crying and want vengeance. Glad that TNA is smart enough to know that the interest of these expat morons are different from those in the troubled Island.

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    >>Most militant groups condemned and LTTE was shy to admit of having done of Anuradhapura massacre<<.

    But it was done on the request of India(RAW).
    India asked Tamil militants group to do such a massacre to give Pressure on JR.
    Only LTTE and TELO agreed. Other militant groups refused.
    This was documented in American Time Magazine.
    The next week Sunday Times carried in front page what Time Magazine had published.
    It is not strange to understand a Terrorist group doing such a Terror.
    But Gandhi Desam India wanted such a massacre.
    Before LTTE India should be condemned.

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      well said.All the guys who were under LTTE satyed without uttering a word and now come to the scene like the bull at the china shop.

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    Pirana
    I can’t believe how an educated man like you can justify barbaric acts of the LTTE.Babarity is barbarity whoever commits it.I admit that the Tamil people have been ill treated and harassed since the 50s and this gave rise to the militancy .However killing of civilians can’t be justified under any circumstances.Massacre of civillions both Sinhla and Muslim,bomb explosions in crowded buses,trains suppressing dissent etc.earned international condemnation which ultimately caused the downfall of the LTTE.I remember seeing gory images of novice monks who had been hacked to death in Aranthalawa who were no more than children in their early teens.What was the LTTE trying to achieve?How would you justify this?Rather than trying justify everything the LTTE did you must look back and find out where did they go wrong.

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    Migara, the important thing is for us to realize that we are a nation of barbarians. The Geneva verdict is going to establish us of such credentials. You will find that the Tamil Morons are not much different from the Sinhalese Morons – but with a slightly higher level of blindness to their own flaws.

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    Pirana & the bunch belong to the blood thirsty vampire family. There will certainly will not be another eelam dream ……. Never…..

    Why did Ranjini Thrinaga had to die? For being concerned for Tamils youth and attempting to educate them was her wrong doing ?????

    Leave aside all other killing of Tamils of repute……….

    What are who are these LTTE and the Pro-LTTE Diaspora and those defenders of LTTE in these columns, all are a bunch of shxt Psychopathic vampires thriving on other blood.

    Getting hold of the Catholic & Christian Church did not work. Then got the UNP incooperated, that too did not work. The INGOs & NGOs & their money did not work.
    Bondevick & gun running diplomat Westborg money and support did not work.
    David Mili-banda, Kuchnere & Sweedish Foreign Minister did not work.
    Now, Pillay, US resulutions, those mad dogs of Canada, that finger wagging Prime Minister Cameron who went with the begging bowl to CHINA and how many more support DO U NEED TO ESTABLISH EELAM?

    RAJAPAKSHAS may be scoundrels but as long as the majority community in Sri Lanka are not Tamils, NOTHING WILL PREVAIL.

    What all these above people have been able to create is to make the enemosity more and the divide wider.
    Do not provoke beyond the limits as if there is so much that can be stomach.
    To hell with the West, Diaspora and any other assxole next blood bath will be a complete white wash as people are much more knowledgeable of the affairs that take place.

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    Some are sill trying to whitewash the LTTE terrorists. LTTE was the tool of Tamil separatists, still active overseas, who wanted to create a new state called Tamil Elam. Their modus operandi was to eliminate all Tamils who opposed them as well as commit genocide of Sinhalese and Muslims living in and around the areas they earmarked for their new state. They committed the most brutal, sadistic and heinous crimes against the Sinhalese civilians and deserved the ending they had. Those separatists, still active overseas should be charged for war crimes committed against Sri Lankans.
    The Sri Lankan security forces only did what they had to do, to protect the human rights of the entire nation and they acted in a similar manner against both the Sinhalese JVP terrorists as well as the Tamil LTTE terrorists. The Security Forces certainly deserve an award better than the Nobel Peace price for bringing peace to the nation.

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      What are you a raja of? You seemed to be talking through your rear end . Read my earlier detailed posts where in I have clearly compared and contrasted between the LTTE so- called excesses and the Large scale massacre of Tamil civilians by the Sinhala army. You can bring all your evidence to the war crimes tribunal against the LTTE when we prosecute the Sinhala war criminals soon. Let us see whose version of events is going to be believed by the international community.

      We need UN forces in the North and East of Srilanka as we do not trust the Sinhala rouge govts for our protection.

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