22 May, 2024


Dayan Jayatilleka:The Architect-Ideologue Of The War Of Annihilation Of The Tamil Nation

By Surendra Ajit Rupasinghe

Would KP, Karuna and Pilliyan be possessed of this very same DNA? Or do they shed their DNA through some form of self-inflicted lobotomy when they join the Rajapakse Regime?

The following quotes are from an article by His Excellency, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka Prabhakaran, the LTTE and Fascism- The Evidence, written in response to one of my articles posted on Colombo Telegraph. ( all emphases mine)

“Unfortunately for the good comrade, the fascist character of the Tigers is no longer a matter of speculation or theoretical argumentation. There is first hand evidence of the explicitly fascist nature of the organization, which turns out to have been not merely fascist in a generic sense, but explicitly Hitlerian and Nazi, from its genesis and in its very DNA”.

Wow! This is path-breaking science! First hand evidence that the Tigers, one and all, are explicitly Hitlerian and Nazi, from its genesis and in its very DNA. No wonder the man is promoted as an Ambassador of the Regime! This type of grotesque claims would make even Goebbels writhe in shame. Now pray, your Excellency, where is the first hand evidence, where were these DNA tests conducted on each and all Tigers? Would KP, Karuna and Pilliyan be possessed of this very same DNA? Or do they shed their DNA through some form of self-inflicted lobotomy when they join the Rajapakse Regime? Let us know, because then we can use the same method to rehabilitate all remaining former LTTE cadres. Let us know, since our people would be interested in sending the Rajapakse troika to the same laboratory, you know, just to be sure. Perhaps we could send all Ministers of State to these laboratories to test whether they have fascism in their DNA. Perhaps, even you should subject yourself to a DNA test. After all, according to your premise, one never knows who is infested – born- with fascism in their genetic code, in their DNA. Come on, Ambassador, let us be professional and scientific in dispensing our duty, without giving into habitual theoretical sophistry, political sycophancy and craven careerism. It is the very first time in the history of bio-genetic  science that an entire organization is claimed to have been fascist in its very DNA” Either this guy is scientifically illiterate, or he is a terminal liar- or both! Perfect credentials for being an Ambassador of the Mahinda Rajapakse Regime.

Then again, another quote;

“Well before Mahinda Rajapaksa was even a cabinet Minister I had advocated, in an interview given to DP Sivaram in the North-East Herald, and in my first book published in Delhi, that the aim of the Sri Lankan state should not be to use military means to drive the LTTE to the negotiating table, but precisely to ‘annihilate the living forces of the enemy’; to win the war by smashing the LTTE as a military machine”.

Now, who would be the ‘living forces of the enemy’? All known and unknown supporters of the LTTE, here and abroad? All militant Tamil youth? All who have some grievance with the State? All who were forcibly conscripted by the LTTE? All who happened to be caught in the crossfire? All Tamil people who had ever shared an aspiration for independence and freedom? The entire Tamil nation?

Now, who would be the ‘living forces of the enemy’? All known and unknown supporters of the LTTE, here and abroad? All militant Tamil youth? All who have some grievance with the State? All who were forcibly conscripted by the LTTE? All who happened to be caught in the crossfire? All Tamil people who had ever shared an aspiration for independence and freedom? The entire Tamil nation? Did the annihilation of the living forces of the enemy include Lasantha Wickrematunga, Nadarajah Raviraj, Joseph Pararajasingham, The five Tamil students assassinated in Trincolamlee, the 17 humanitarian workers assassinated in Muttur, did the enemy include Prageeth Eknaligoda, does it now include Lalith Weeraraj and Kugan Murugandan and countless others.  Tell me, your Excellency, in all honesty, could this formula possibly lead to a war of genocide, if not by intent, then by default?  Could it lead to carpet bombing of civilian habitats where the enemy may be suspected to hide, including schools, kovils and churches. Would it include those who came forward to give evidence and those who did not , out of fear? Would it require corralling all survivors in barb-wired detention camps, so they would be silenced. Would it require that there be no observers or monitors? Would the assassination of the living forces of the enemy require burning, looting and terrorizing the free media? Would it require all who oppose this war of annihilation be targeted as traitors and enemies of the state to be hunted and terrorized into mute submission or be killed? Would it require inhuman torture to extract information of the living forces of the enemy? Would it require razing all historical memory and monuments of the ‘living forces of the enemy’. Would this war of annihilation of the living forces of the enemy require the annihilation of the nation, which gave birth to the struggle for freedom? Would it require a draconian dictatorship, so no one would dare to speak out! Would it require the foisting of a unitary Sinhala-Buddhist hegemonic State, so there would be  no more talk of any other nation? I ask you to ANSWER, Ambassador, since you claim to be  the architect and ideologue of the military doctrine of  this war of annihilation against the living forces of the enemy.

This is the first time in modern civilized history that a war of annihilation had been prescribed to resolve an internal political conflict. Would you prescribe the same formula to deal with the Naxalite Maoists in India, the freedom fighters in Kashmir, the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Hamas, Hezbollah, the Kurdish resistance? What would be your criteria, apart from, of course, first hand evidence that they are fascists in their very DNA? Why not propose to the UN that it should establish such mass laboratories in every major city, to ascertain, with “first hand evidence’ whether any and all resistance and freedom fighters have fascism in their DNA. Perhaps, for the sake of equality and fairness, we could include every Head of State and their Ministers, and even the General Secretary of the UN! I mean, one never knows who is born as a fascist!

So, this is the architect of the war of annihilation fought to the end by the Sri Lankan State! Respected Ambassador, be careful. You may be implicated in the  war crimes and atrocities alleged to have been committed by the Sri Lankan State and the Regime. It may be that you have the blood of the innocents on your hands. It may be that you hear the cries of those alleged to have been abducted, disappeared and killed, all those prisoners of war who were alleged to have been hacked and mutilated, the women who were alleged to have been raped. Perhaps your conscience may bother you when you hear the agonized cries of the innocent Tamil  civilian population that is denied of their land, their livelihood, their dignity, their nationhood, who cannot weep nor care for their loved ones disappeared and unaccounted, the reported 95,00 war widows, the disabled and the orphans, the political prisoners languishing in detention camps without charge or trial?  Would you not agree that the vast funds- billions- spent on victory celebrations, on foreign jaunts and Mega Projects that edify the megalomaniacal egos of the emperor, be invested on these  priority issues that should be met by any civilized government.  Would this not be the way to build reconciliation? Would this not be the way to move forwards towards a political solution?


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    I agree with you Com. Surendra. your contributions are insightful

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    totaly agree with you from your point of weive,but my dear, you forgot how many singhalese innoscents got killed because of barbarian style of ltte.they didnot leave any hope for dialog with government (i dont support this kind of government anyway) so army had to do the dirtty job which we cant agree also,now the hardest game is over.what we have to do is to find a way to educate young srilankans (singhalese and tamul) to respect each others and live peacefully.i think dr.dayan jayathilake is doing a great job (dont forget he doesnt tolerate racist srilankans),once he told me a Srilanka Airport managers family are taken refuge (with fabricated stories) in franse and now doing a assosiation to help government programs with deputy minister sarth gunaratne.its funny, those srilankans,if you are unp and then they are unp,if you are slfp and then they are slfp and if lansa is in power they will drop sarath gunarathne and join powerfull lansa,thats how srilankans are working ..imagine Dr.dayan jayathilaka and Sarath fonseka Fonseka keeping faith on this kind of srilankans.dirty world !

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    DJ must be shivering in despair for unsuccessfully tampering with language and pretending to be a self proclaimed “political scientist” !!!

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    By the way where is that beautiful “kalu albert” now?

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    A man who represents a murderous regime, eliminate all opposition, doen´t support free media and helps
    ” Chandiya Culture” like Duminda/Bharatha or ICRA staff murder can not be a political scientist even if he proclaims. He believes he can influence public opinion and polish his image as an interlectual.

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    Ambassador! stop burying your head in the sand. Come out and respond, will you?

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    Hmmm…the metamorphosis of Dr.The Yarn into Dr. Strangelove? :D


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    Mr. Rupasinghe,

    You compare the “Naxalite Maoists in India, the freedom fighters in Kashmir, the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Hamas, Hezbollah, the Kurdish resistance” to the LTTE?
    Tell me of some instances where these groups invaded small hamlets in the night, performed terrible “home invasions” of wattle and daub homes and killed the sleeping innocent? Remind me I if any people were hacked to death, infants and children were killed or dashed on the ground, pregnant bellies slashed opened and the unborn child ripped from the womb and dashed on the ground. The LTTE did all this and more. they used children as cannon fodder, women as suicide bombers and civilians as human shields.
    I guess these deaths do not appear in your “highly offended” radar.
    I don’t care what the good ambassador calls the LTTE.
    They were monsters and that is a fact. No wonder the FBI classified them as the “most brutal” terrorist group in the world. No other compatriot terror group has descend to these depths.
    You may have issues with Dr. Jayathilake, or the Rajapaksha’s. That is your prerogative.
    The LTTE was all that Dr. Jayathilake pronounces them to be, and may I add my two bits and say that “they were rotten to their very souls”.
    No human being in their right mind or soul would ever be able to commit the horrific acts the LTTE did, day in and day out fro over 30 years.

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    Those demanding the UnitedNations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) to take up what they call Sri Lanka’s accountability issues had never been bothered when the LTTE was killing civilians in their thousands, UPFA parliamentarian Dr. Mrs. Sudarshini Fernandopulle says.

    Sudarshani, in brief interview with The Island, emphasised the need for an effective mechanism to counter LTTEpropaganda. Some foreign politicians had become eelam propagandists due to their dependence on the votes of LTTE activists in their electorates, while some NGOs bashed Sri Lanka as that was the way they could get funds, she said. “A case in point is Wiki Leaks revelation of British Foreign Secretary David Miliband playing politics to gain pro-LTTE votes at the expense of Sri Lanka,” she said.

    Dr. Fernandopulle said: “In fact, I hadn’t come across anyone raising accountability issues until the military brought the LTTE to its knees in May three years ago. The LTTE murdered my husband, Jeyaraj at the onset of eelam war IV. No one demanded accountability on the part of the LTTE. They assassinated Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar at his Colombo residence during the Norway arranged CFA. Western powers demanded that negotiations should continue, regardless of the foreign minister’s assassination.”

    Sudarhani said that the LTTE had massacred villagers, blown up buses and trains packed with commuters, assassinated politicians and wreaked havoc by dropping bombs on Colombo and Katunayake. They had targeted Defence Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and almost succeeded in assassinating the then Army Chief Gen. Sarath Fonseka at the start of eelam war IV, she pointed out. But those demanding a probe into SriLanka’s accountability issues never took tangible action against the LTTE or those LTTE front organisations based in the West and North America to force the outfit to eschew violence, she said.

    Dr. Fernando pull challenged the critics of the government to produce evidence of their efforts to stop the LTTE from recruiting and using child soldiers as cannon fodder. The LTTE would never have been able to sustain its military onslaught without receiving a steady supply of children and funds from the West, she said. Those who declared the LTTE as the sole representative of the Tamil speaking people in the run-up to the General Election in Apr. 2004, thereby sanctioning child recruitment, were shedding crocodile tears today, she said.

    Those who still represented the LTTE’s interests should be held accountable for killings and abductions by the LTTE, said Dr. Fernandopule. On the one hand, they want India to pardon those found guilty of assassinating former Premier Rajiv Gandhi and on the other hand, they want SriLanka’s political and military leaders hauled up before an international war crimes tribunal on the basis of unsubstantiated war crime allegations.

    Widows of Gamini Dissanayake and Lakshman Kadirgamar could help the government counter LTTE propagandists effective, Dr. Fernandopulle said, adding that the other spouses and relatives of Tamil politicians and officials killed by the LTTE, too, should speak up.

    Civilian victims of LTTE terrorism should be brought before the local and international media, Dr. Fernandopulle said. Citing anLTTE suicide attack on the Central Bank in Jan. 1996, she said those killed and maimed in that terror strike should not be forgotten by the international community. She said the government should ascertain the number of Tamil speaking civilians, including politicians and members of other Tamil armed groups killed by the LTTE since the assassination of Jaffna Mayor Alfred Duraiappa, in the ‘70s.

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    LTTE supporters, sympathizers, diaspora here are some of the killings carried out by the LTTE tamil terrorists using your donations, on a chosen day, at a chosen time after carefully selecting the victims.


    July 27: Alfred Duraiappah was a former MP and mayor of Jaffna, was assassinated, by the phycopathic terorist Velupillai Prabhakaran,leader of the LTTE. terrorist group.

    November 30: LTTE TERRORISTS massacre 62 Sinhalese civilians at Kent Farm and Dollar Farm in Mullaitivu District.
    December 01: LTTE TERRORISTS kill eleven Sinhalese civilians in the fishing village of Kokilai.


    1985 marked a major escalation of hostilities. For the first time the LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a major Sinhalese majority town killing 146 unarmed civilians. The impact of this attack was felt across the island and received world wide attention.
    May 14: LTTE TERRORISTS gunmen shoot dead 146 Sinhalese civilians and injure 85 others as they were praying at a sacred Buddhist shrine in Anuradhapura.
    May 14: LTTE TERRORISTS shoot dead 18 Sinhalese civilians in the Wilpattu forest reserve while they are fleeing from the massacre of 146 civilians earlier in the day
    May 30: LTTE TERRORISTS shoot and kill five Sinhalese civilians in the villages of Mahandapura And Dehiwatta. People of these villages had previously received numerous threats from the LTTE TERRORISTS associates. This massacre was part of a series of massacres aimed at displacing Sinhalese from the North East of Sri Lanka.
    June 11: 13 Sinhalese civilians are shot dead by LTTE TERRORISTS gunmen in Dehiwatta, Mutur.
    August 02: Thrikonamadu Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead three Sinhalese Buddhist monks and three civilians, while they were worshipping at the Ruhunu Somavathiya Temple.
    August 14: Awarantalawa Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead seven Sinhalese civilians and set fire to 40 houses.
    August 18: Namalwatta Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead six Sinhalese villagers.
    November 07: Namalwatta Morawewa, Tobacco: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead ten Sinhalese villagers.
    December 20: Mannar: Six Madhu pilgrims, abducted by the LTTE TERRORISTS on 12.12.85, were executed.

    February 19: Sittaru Kantalai, Trincomalee: When refugees from Serunuwara, Dehiwatta were being escorted by army personnel along Ella/Kantalai road, LTTE TERRORISTS exploded a mine: 35 civilians and four army personnel were killed.
    May 03: LTTE TERRORISTS bomb explodes aboard Air Lanka flight carrying mainly French, British and Japanese tourists killing 21 (including 13 foreigners – of whom 2 British, 2 German, 3 French, 2 Japanese, 1 Maldivian and 1 Pakistani) and injuring 41 on Bandaranaike International Airport.
    May 25: Mahadivulwewa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 20 Sinhalese and set fire to 20 houses.
    June 04: Andankulam Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 20 Sinhalese villagers including Ven. Bakamune Subaddalanakara Thero.
    June 11: Trincomalee Two bombs exploded by LTTE TERRORISTS almost simultaneously in two buses in front of the Bank of Ceylon and in close proximity to the SP office along Inner Harbour Road. They were on their way to Kantalai and Colombo respectively: 22 people were killed in the explosions; 75 others were injured.
    June 25: Sittaru, Kantalai: Bomb exploded in a vehicle by LTTE TERRORISTS killed 16 Sinhalese.
    July 08: Monkey Bridge, Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 15 Sinhalese villagers.
    July 13: Pavakkulam, Vavuniya: Four LTTE TERRORISTS who had come in a jeep to tract No. 16, Pavakkulam, killed eleven civilians (two Sinhalese and nine Tamils).
    July 17: Sugar Corp., Kantalai LTTE TERRORISTS entered block No. 4, Sugar Corp., Kantalai and ten civilians were shot to death. (Seven Sinhalese, two Muslims and one Tamil).
    July 19: Vadigawewa, Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead twelve Sinhalese villagers.
    July 22: Mammaduwa, Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS exploded a land-mine on a civilian bus, killing 32 Sinhalese civilians and injuring 20 others.
    July 24: Issenbessagala: a bomb exploded inside a bus proceeding from Vavuniya to Anuradhapura; killing 13 passengers and injuring 40 others.
    July 24: Mahanagapura, Ampara: About 50 LTTE TERRORISTS entered Damana, a Sinhalese village, and killed nine persons; another 13 were injured.

    February 07: Arantalawa, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS killed 28 villagers by slashing their necks.
    March 07: Awarantalawa, Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS exploded a land-mine where troops were proceeding, killing seven soldiers, four NAF soldiers and six civilians.
    March 22: Serunuwara Horowpathana: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 26 Sinhalese villagers.
    April 16: Habarana, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 127 Sinhalese civilians , including 31 police and security force personnel who were travelling in buses to Trincomalee.
    April 21, 1987: LTTE TERRORISTS militants’s bomb explosion in Central Bus Stand, Pettah, Colombo, killed 110 civilians, 2 Policemen and an Army.
    April 21: Jayanthipura Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 15 Sinhalese villagers.
    April 21: Central Bus Stand, Pettah: LTTE TERRORISTS operatives exploded a bomb, killing 110 civilians, two policemen and a soldier; 298 others were injured.
    May 29: Kadawathmadu, Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead seven Sinhalese villagers.
    June 02: A bus carrying Buddhist monks in Arantalawa was stopped by the LTTE TERRORISTS who then killed 32 Buddhist monks (including Chief Priest Ven. Hegoda Indrasara) who were passengers of this bus. Only one monk survived this massacre. This was the first massacre of Buddhist monks in modern Sri Lankan history.
    June 11: Veppankulam Trincomalee Private van No. 38 Sri 496 proceeding from Horowpathana to Trincomalee was blasted by a pressure mine by LTTE, killing one soldier and 13 civilians.
    June 12: Godapotta, Medirigiriya Polonnaruwa: About 175 villagers had gathered to discuss a new temple. LTTE TERRORISTS fighters surrounded the temple and attacked them, killing eight villagers and a soldier. Six persons were injured.
    5 July 1987: In the first ever suicide attack by the LTTE TERRORISTS Black Tigers “Captain Miller”, drives a small truck laden with explosives into a Sri Lanka Army camp in Nelliady, Jaffna peninsula, killing himself and over 50 Sri Lankan soldiers.
    October 06: Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 18 Sinhalese civilians.
    October 06: Sagarapura, Kuchchuveli Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 27 Sinhalese villagers.
    October 06: Thalawai Eravur: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 25 Sinhalese settlers.
    October 06: Valaichchenai Batticaloa: The night-mail train from Batticaloa was stopped by LTTE TERRORISTS and 40 Sinhalese passengers were killed.
    October 07: Pottuvil Monargala Road: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 25 Sinhalese passengers, who were traveling by bus. They also killed five motor-cyclists who came along the same route.
    October 10: Gantalawa Kantalai: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead ten Sinhalese villagers.
    October 15: Ella, Kantalai Road, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 14 Sinhalese passengers traveling on two lorries.
    October 16: Pulimodai Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS stopped a private bus, took out Sinhalese persons and killed eleven of them including three policemen.
    October 19: Kalkudah Batticaloa: Private bus 23 – 1182 transporting Tamil passengers got caught on an LTTE TERRORISTS land-mine, killing 40 persons and an IPKF soldier
    November 09: Maradana Colombo: LTTE TERRORISTS operatives exploded a bomb in a vehicle: 23 civilians killed, 106 were injured, 15 were shot dead.
    November 11: Kalkuda, Batticaloa: Seven Sinhalese persons selling fish were shot dead by the LTTE.
    November 12: Cheddikulam, Vavuniya: A van transporting passengers was blasted by an LTTE TERRORISTS land-mine explosion, killing twelve Tamil persons and 13 PLOTE members.
    December 15: Devalagodella, Polonnaruwa: The LTTE TERRORISTS attacked Devalagodella and Somavathiya village, killing nine villagers.
    December 22: Morawewa, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS abducted five Sinhalese and a Tamil, who were fishing in Morawewa Tank and subsequently killed them.
    December 31: Mahadivulwewa Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead ten villagers and burnt 15 houses.

    March 02: Morawewa, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 14 Sinhalese villagers.
    March 11: Suhadagama Horowpathana Anuradhapura: A group of LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a private bus, 22 Sri 2218, at Suhadagamaw with small arms and grenades, killing 19 passengers and injuring nine others.
    March 14: Galmitiyawa, Kantalai: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 13 Sinhalese villagers at Galmitiyawa.
    March 15: Kivulkade, Morawewa, Trincomalee: Two groups of LTTE TERRORISTS operatives entered the village and killed seven Sinhalese villagers.
    March 17: Deegavapiya, Damana, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death 13 Sinhalese villagers.
    March 22: Pudukulam, Vavuniya: Between ten and 15 LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the Sinhalese village and killed six villagers. Another three were injured.
    March 22: Medavachchi-kulam Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead nine Sinhalese villagers.
    March 29: Wewalketiya: A LTTE TERRORISTS bomb exploded inside CTB bus 29 Sri 9037 Anuradhapura which was proceeding from Horowpathana to Medavachchiya, killing nine passengers and injuring 14 others.
    March 31: Saindamaradu, Kalmunai: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the village, killing ten Muslims and seven Tamils.
    April 08: Horowpathana, Meegaswewa, Anuradhapura: LTTE TERRORISTS gunmen killed 14 Sinhalese.
    May 01: Sittaru Kantalai, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS exploded a land-mine on a CTB bus killing twelve Sinhalese, nine Muslims and five others, who were not identified.
    July 28: Ethawetunawewa, Weli Oya: LTTE TERRORISTS operatives hacked to death 16 Sinhalese villagers.
    August 16: Trincomalee (opposite Clock Tower): LTTE TERRORISTS exploded a bomb, killing sixe Sinhalese, two Muslims, one Tamil and a soldier; 19 persons sustained injuries.
    August 25: Marawila, Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS killed eleven civilians by cutting their necks.
    September 10: 16th Colony, Central Camp Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead seven Sinhalese and four Tamils.
    October 09: Mahakongaskada Medavachchiya: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 44 Sinhalese villagers and set fire to eleven houses.
    November 14: Paniketiyawa, Gomarakadawela Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 28 Sinhalese, including two security force personnel.

    February 02: Bogamuyaya, Maha Oya, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death eleven Sinhalese villagers.
    February 11: Dutuwewa, Horowpathana: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 34 Sinhalese villagers.
    February 22: Tract No. 13, Sinhapura, Weli Oya: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked Tract No. 13 and six Sinhalese were killed and another seven were injured.
    February 27: Borawewa, Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 37 Sinhalese illagers.
    August 17: Nochchikulam, Vavuniya: An IDE explosion, killing eight civilians and injuring four others.

    June 10, 1990: The LTTE TERRORISTS signals the breakdown of ceasefire talks by overrunning police stations located throughout the North East of Sri Lanka. The LTTE TERRORISTS massacred most of the 400 to 600 police officers captured after they had surrendered to the LTTE TERRORISTS during this attack.
    June 15: 11 soldiers are killed in Kalmunai by the LTTE TERRORISTS and their bodies are desecrated.
    July 23, Veeracholai, Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS killed eight persons, thought to be Muslims and hanged them on trees.
    July 24, Damminna, Aralaganvila Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death eight Sinhalese villagers.
    July 25, Wan Ela, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death nine Sinhalese villagers who were cutting firewood.
    July 26, Thammannaelawaka Medavachchiya: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked and shot to death 19 Sinhalese and set fire to 30 houses.
    July 30, Akkaraipattu Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead 14 Muslims in the town.
    July 31, Podankadu, Peraru, Kantalai: Ten Tamil civilians were killed by LTTE Terrorists.
    August 04: Over 30 LTTE Terrorists attacked four Muslim mosques in Kattankudy in Batticaloa district, killing over 147 Muslims who were praying in the mosques.
    August 05, Mulliyankadu, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS killed 17 Muslim farmers working in a paddy-field.
    August 06, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS killed 33 Muslim farmers working in a paddy-field.
    August 07, Bandaraduwa, Uhana, Ampara: About 40 LTTE TERRORISTS went to a Sinhalese village and killed 30 Sinhalese and injured four.
    August 08, Navagamuwa, Anuradhapura: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a Sinhalese village and killed seven civilians; four persons were injured.
    August 11: Division 3 & 6 Eravur LTTE TERRORISTS attacked Div. 3 & 6, Eravur, killing 116 Muslims and injuring 20 others.
    August 13, 15th Mile Post, Pulmoddai, Weli Oya: Twenty-five civilians who were travelling in a lorry from Negombo at Kokuvil were ambushed by LTTE TERRORISTS , who killed 14 of them.
    August 13, Awarantalawa Vavuniya A Muslim village adjoining a Sinhalese village was attacked by LTTE TERRORISTS ; nine Muslims and one Sinhalese were killed. Three others were injured.
    September 13, Poonani, Batticaloa LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death seven Muslim civilians and injured one.
    September 19, Vellamundal, Puttalam: LTTE TERRORISTS killed 23 Sinhalese and set fire to eleven houses at the fishing village.
    September 21, Pudukudiyirippu Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the village killing 15 Muslims and injuring eleven.
    September 30, Peraweltalawa, Maha Oya, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death nine Sinhalese villagers.
    October 30: The LTTE TERRORISTS expelled, within 48 hours, 80,000 Muslims living under their control in the northern districts of the island: Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaittivu, and Mannar. Each civilian was only allowed to carry 150 Sri Lankan rupees when they were expelled from LTTE TERRORISTS areas.
    October 02, Vahalkada, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead seven Sinhalese.
    October 11, Arugambay, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead nine Muslims.
    October 23, Thanthirimalai, Anuradhapura: LTTE TERRORISTS killed eight Sinhalese and two home guards.
    November 01, Halambawewa, Sinhapura, Weli Oya: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the village and killed ten Sinhalese.

    January 23: Bogamuyaya Maha Oya, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death 25 Sinhalese villagers and injured nine others, four subsequently succumbed to their injuries.
    March 2: At least 19 people, including Sri Lanka’s Deputy Defence Minister, Ranjan Wijeratne killed in an LTTE TERRORISTS car bomb explosion in Colombo. A further 73 people injured.
    March 24: Bogamuyaya, Akkaraipattu: Bomb explosion carried out by LTTE TERRORISTS at Fish Market Akkaraipattu, killing nine Muslims and injuring 32 others.
    March 31: Irudayapuram Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS shot dead eight civilians at the market in the night.
    April 03: Keviliya, Foul Point, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS in two boats surrounded several boats and opened fire at the fishermen. Ten dead bodies and eleven injured were found. Sixteen were missing. The missing persons were either taken away or drowned after being shot.
    April 14: Ethimalai, Monaragala: LTTE TERRORISTS hacked to death 17 Sinhalese villagers and injured another.
    April 20: Niyadella, Okkampitiya, Moneragala: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the village and hacked and shot to death 21 men, women and children.
    May 19: Erakkamam, Ampara LTTE TERRORISTS attacked five Muslims and two Sinhalese persons, whilst they were returning from the paddy-field, killing six persons and injuring one.
    May 21, 1991: LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber Thenmuli Rajaratnam assassinated former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi while the latter was campaigning for a parliamentary candidate in Tamil Nadu, also killing an additional 13 civilians. Following the assassination, seven suspected LTTE TERRORISTS activists committed suicide after being surrounded by police. In June 2006, the LTTE TERRORISTS issued a formal apology for this action. However, the Indian government quickly responded saying forgiving LTTE Terrorists for the 1991 killing of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi would amount to endorsing their ideology of terror.
    May 21: Sriperumbudur, India: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber kills former Indian Prime Minister and Indian Opposition Leader Rajiv Gandhi and 14 others.
    May 20: Malwatta, Sammanthurai, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS fired on a group of Muslims who were returning from the paddy-field in a tractor; nine Muslims were killed and two injured.
    June :Colombo: 12 killed and 85 civilians injured after a suicide bombing outside the Joint Operations Command (JOC) building on Flower Road, Colombo 7.
    June 12: Kokkadicholai, Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS Bomb explosion in Manmunai ferry kills ten civilians.
    June 24: Weligahakandiya Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS abducted and killed eight Sinhalese and injured one Tamil.
    June 27: Lahugala, Ampara: LTTE TERRORISTS exploded two claymore mines and opened fire at the passengers of a private bus; 16 civilians were killed and eight wounded.
    July 1991:The army’s Elephant Pass base, which controls access to the Jaffna peninsula, is surrounded by 5,000 LTTE TERRORISTS . More than two thousand died on both sides in the month-long siege, before 10,000 government troops arrived to relieve the base.
    July 06: Pudur, Jaffna: LTTE TERRORISTS cut and killed nine Muslims and moved towards the Mahaweli river bank and cut to death another eight persons, injuring four others. One of the injured succumbed to his injuries. Total killed: 16 Muslims and two Sinhalese.
    July 06: Karapola, Manampitiya, Polonnaruwa: Nine Sinhala fishermen were abducted by LTTE TERRORISTS and killed.
    August 08: Sammanthurai, Batticaloa: Six Muslims farmers killed by LTTE TERRORISTS .
    September 19: Palliyagodella, Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a Muslim village, killing 13 Muslims and injuring six others.
    October 24: Iqbal Nagar: LTTE TERRORISTS who were in ambush, fired at a civilian van killing three Tamils and three Muslims.

    January 26: Between Arantalawa and Borapola LTTE TERRORISTS mine explosion killed nine civilians in a bus.
    April 10: Ampara Town: A LTTE TERRORISTS bomb exploded in a bus causing the death of 25 civilians and injuring 33 civilians. One policeman was also killed and two army personnel were wounded.
    April 10: Maharagama: A LTTE TERRORISTS car bomb exploded, causing the death of eight civilians; one policeman and 23 civilians were injured.
    April 29: Alinchipothana, Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the Alinchipothana village, killing 56 Muslims and injuring 15.
    June 02: 209th Mile Post Ampara: A group of LTTE TERRORISTS stopped a bus opened fire, killing 14 civilians, one policeman, and injuring two civilians and one policeman.
    July 06: Parayankaulam, Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS publicly shot dead ten Tamil lorry drivers and a woman, alleging that they had passed information to the security forces.
    July 15: Kirankulam, Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a civilian bus proceeding from Kathankudy towards Kalmunai, killing 19 Muslims and injuring seven Muslims.
    July 21: Parangiyamadu, Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS stopped a train, ordered the passengers to get down and opened fire at the Muslim passengers: seven Muslims were killed and four Muslims were injured.
    August 30: Trincomalee Town: A LTTE TERRORISTS bomb planted in a private bus at the bus-stand exploded, killing nine civilians and injuring 34 (including four soldiers, two reserve policemen).
    September 01: Saindamaradu, Kalmunai: A LTTE TERRORISTS bomb fixed to a push-cycle carrying an ice-cream container, exploded at the market, killing 22 Muslims and injuring 67 others.
    September 10: Kiliveddi Point, Trincomalee: LTTE TERRORISTS operatives blasted a ferry across Allai Tank and killed 22 soldiers and seven civilians, and injured one soldier and two civilians.
    October 01: Konwewa Weli Oya: LTTE TERRORISTS fired and threw grenades at villagers, killing 15 civilians and injuring nine others.
    October 15: Palliyagodella Polonnaruwa: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a Muslim village and shot and hacked to death 182 civilians (171 of them were Muslims), twelve policemen and eight soldiers; 83 others were injured.
    November 16: An anti-rebel website claimed that the Sri Lanka Navy Commander Vice Admiral Clancy Fernando and four others are killed by LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber.

    May 1: Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa killed in LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomb attack at a May Day Rally.
    July 25: Janakapura: The LTTE TERRORISTS raids a Sinhalese village and kills nine civilians by means of stabbing, shooting and blowing up with grenades.
    November 10, 1993: Eight officers and 233 soldiers were declared Killed in Action in LTTE’s attack on the Pooneryn defences. The LTTE TERRORISTS also executed 200 soldiers captured during this attack on the Pooneryn army camp.

    January 19, Rambewa, Anuradhapura: A LTTE TERRORISTS bomb exploded in a private bus carrying civilians from Sripura to Anuradhapura, causing the death of ten Sinhalese civilians and injuring 51.
    March 16: Off Kudiramalai Puttalam LTTE TERRORISTS attacked about ten fishing boats, causing the death of 17 fishermen and injuring three; five fishermen were reported missing.
    October 24: Sri Lankan presidential candidate and opposition leader Gamini Dissanayake is killed by an LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber who explodes herself at a campaign rally in Colombo. At least 50 others were killed in the blast and a further 75 were seriously hurt.

    May 25, 1995: During the Kallarawa massacre 42 civilians including six children are killed by the LTTE TERRORISTS in an attack on the Kallarawa fishing village.
    May 25: LTTE TERRORISTS attack a fishing village in Kallarawa, and hack and shot to death 42 civilians (22 males, twelve females and eight children).
    August 07, Colombo: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber explodes a suicide rickshaw killing 22 civilians.
    October 20, Kolonnawa, Colombo: LTTE TERRORISTS attacked the oil storage complexes at Kolonnawa and Orugodawatta. At least three suicide bombers fought their way into the tanks and blew themselves up destroying the tanks. LTTE TERRORISTS lost four in the action while killing 22 security personals and destroying diesel, kerosene, aviation fuel and crude oil worth over US $10 million.
    October 21, Mangalagama: LTTE TERRORISTS kill 16 civilians.
    October 25, Panama: LTTE TERRORISTS kill twelve Sinhala farmers.
    November 11, Colombo: A LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber causes an explosion near the Slave Island railway station resulting in the death of 15 children and two soldiers.
    November 24, Colombo: An attack by two LTTE TERRORISTS female suicide bombers on the Sri Lanka Army Headquarters results in the death of 16 people.
    December 11, Colombo: Two LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bombers blow themselves up at the Army Headquarters, resulting in the deaths of 15 civilians and three soldiers.
    December 23, The LTTE TERRORISTS attacked an army detachment in Batticaloa district, killing 32 troops. Military sources reported that more than 60 rebels were killed.

    January 31, 1996: An attack by the LTTE TERRORISTS on the Colombo Central Bank killed 90 and injured a further 1,400 civilians, damaging other buildings in the process. It was the most deadly LTTE TERRORISTS attack on a civilian target in the history of the group’s operations.
    January 31: Bombing of Sri Lanka’s Central Bank resulting in 91 civilian deaths.
    March 19: 29 Tamil civilians killed by LTTE, as they were accused of being traitors and giving information to Security Forces.
    June 11: Lunuoya LTTE TERRORISTS kills 14 civilians. According to Amnesty International, this attack was reportedly led by an LTTE TERRORISTS member whose family had been killed in communal violence, after the LTTE TERRORISTS attacked a police post. The main target of this appears to have been the family of those thought to have been responsible for the killing of this LTTE TERRORISTS member’s family.
    July 04, Jaffna: An attack by an LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber on a Sri Lankan minister results in the death of 25 people.
    July 18, 1996: The LTTE TERRORISTS overruns the Sri Lanka Army camp at Mullaitivu. The number of killed in action and missing in action Sri Lankan soldiers from this attack was over 1200. The LTTE TERRORISTS appear to have burnt alive hundreds of Sri Lankan soldiers who had surrendered during the attack on the Mullaitivu army camp.
    July 24, 1996: The LTTE TERRORISTS bombs a passenger train killing 70 civilians.
    July 24: Dehiwala train bombing where the LTTE TERRORISTS exploded 4 bombs on Colombo-Alutgama train at Dehiwala killing between 60 and 70 civilians. The technique of simultaneously exploding multiple bombs in several carriages was used during this attack.

    January 9, 1997: The LTTE TERRORISTS conduct a two pronged assault north of Paranthan and south-west of Elephant Pass. This attack was the biggest LTTE TERRORISTS attack in the Elephant Pass area since the abortive attempt to destroy the Elephant Pass army base in July 1991 and the biggest Tiger strike since the battle of Mullaitivu the year before. According to the military 142 soldiers were killed and 294 wounded. The SLA sources also said that more than 500 rebels were killed, but according to LTTE TERRORISTS source 140 were killed. A later count would confirm 223 soldiers and 350 guerrillas dead.
    March 6, 1997: LTTE Terrorists rebels overran the army base at Vavunativu and left more than 200 dead.
    August 2, 1997-August 3, 1997: In weekend fighting 200 LTTE Terrorists and 67 government troops were killed.
    September 22, 1997-September 30, 1997: An 8-day battle for an LTTE TERRORISTS stronghold left 900 dead on both sides.
    October 7, 1997: The LTTE TERRORISTS overrun a military arms depo on the Mankulam-Ottisuddan road killing 30 soldiers and wounding 47, 72 Tigers are also killed in the fighting.
    October 15: An LTTE TERRORISTS bomb exploded at the Colombo World Trade Centre, killing 13 and injuring hundreds.

    January 25, 1998: Four likely members of the Black Tiger squad drove an explosives-laden truck into the Sri Dalada Maligawa (or “Temple of the Tooth”), a major Buddhist shrine, killing seven and injuring 25. The attack took place just days before foreign dignitaries were expected to attend celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of Sri Lankan independence at the temple.
    January 25: Four members of the Black Tiger squad drive an explosives-laden truck into a major Buddhist shrine, killing seven and injuring 25. The Maligawa is one of the most sacred Buddhist shrines in the world, and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    March 05: LTTE TERRORISTS is blamed for two bomb explosions aboard buses in Colombo killing thirty-two civilians and injuring 252 others.
    May 14, 1998: A member of the Black Tiger squad jumped in front of a vehicle carrying Sri Lankan Brigadier Larry Wijeratne and detonated explosives, killing the general and two guards. Wijeratne was the commander of Sri Lankan forces in the Point Pedro area of the Jaffna peninsula in the Tamil-inhabited north of the country. Press reports described the assassination as a “serious blow” to the government’s efforts in the area.
    August 29: The LTTE TERRORISTS shoot down a AN-24 Lionair Flight 602 with 55 passengers (including 48 Tamils) and crew while it was flying over LTTE TERRORISTS held territory. Everyone onboard is killed.
    September 1998: In a massive LTTE TERRORISTS offensive 1,500 soldiers are killed, 3,000 wounded and 500 are missing.

    June 2: Eleven Sinhalese civilians were murdered at Inginiyagala.
    July 29: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber killed Sri Lankan Tamil MP Dr.Neelan Thiruchelvam along with two others. Six civilians were injured. At the time of his death Dr.Neelan Thiruchelvam was working on a constitutional package aimed at ending the decades long ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.
    September 18: LTTE TERRORISTS massacre at least 50 Sinhalese civilians in three villages in Ampara District
    November 1, 1999: An LTTE TERRORISTS attack on an army camp at Odusuddan results in an SLA defeat with 800 soldiers killed or missing and another 1,200 deserted.
    December 11, 1999 – January 2, 2000: 212 soldiers are killed in heavy fighting. Also another 37 are missing and 2,118 are wounded.
    December 18: A LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber kills 23 civilians in attempt to kill Sri Lankan president Kumaratunga at a pre-election rally.
    December 18: In Colombo LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber Skandaraja Ashoka kills eleven people and retired Sri Lanka Army Major General Lucky Algama.

    January 5: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber blows herself up outside the office of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka killing 13 civilians and three police officers.
    January 7: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber kills Sri Lankan Industrial Minister C.V. Gunaratne and 24 civilians.
    January 27: LTTE TERRORISTS bomb a post office killing eleven and injuring 70.
    March 11: 14 civilians and six police die when four LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bombers attempt to assassinate the defence minister. 46 others are injured
    April 22, 2000: The LTTE TERRORISTS overrun the most important military base in the Northern province, the Elephant Pass base.
    May 18: An LTTE TERRORISTS bomber killed 23 and injured 70 at a Buddhist temple in Batticaloa during celebrations of the Vesak holiday.
    May 17: The LTTE TERRORISTS detonate a bomb hidden inside an ice-cream box on a bicycle during celebrations to mark the holiest day of the Buddhist calendar, Vesak, killing over 20 people and injuring 75.
    June 26: LTTE TERRORISTS suicide boats sink a chartered private ship M.V. Uhana. Five civilian crew and three navy personnel die.
    September 15: An anti-rebel website claimed that in Colombo a suicide bomber explodes in front of the main government hospital in Colombo resulting in seven civilian deaths. 28 civilians are injured.
    October 03: An anti-rebel website claimed that the an LTTE TERRORISTS bomb kills parliamentary candidate Mohammed Baithullah and more than twenty others in Muttur. At least 49 others were injured.
    October 05: An anti-rebel website claimed that in Medawacchchiya, Anuradhapura an attack by an LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber on the Health and Indigenous Medicine Deputy Minister Tissa Karaliyadda results in the death of seven civilians and injuries to 40 civilians.

    July 24: An LTTE TERRORISTS 14-man suicide squad attacked a Sri Lanka Air Force base and the adjoining Bandaranaike International Airport. They destroyed many aircraft, crippling the country’s economy and reducing tourism.

    August 12, 2005: Lakshman Kadirgamar, the foreign minister of Sri Lanka and an ethnic Tamil was shot by LTTE TERRORISTS as he was getting out of the swimming pool at his private residence. The EU holds the LTTE TERRORISTS responsible for this murder and bans its members from traveling to the EU.

    January 7, 2006: A suspected LTTE TERRORISTS fishing boat loaded with explosives detonates and destroys a Sri Lankan navy boat as it leaves the port of Trincomalee, killing 13 sailors.
    March 01: Five civilians die in suspected LTTE TERRORISTS mine explosion.
    April 23: The LTTE TERRORISTS kill six Sinhalese civilians including two 15 year old children in the village of Gomarankadawala in the Trincomalee district.
    April 25, 2006: A suicide bomber, believed to belong to the LTTE, attempts to kill Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, seriously injuring him while killing eight others and injuring thirty more. The explosives were disguised as the late stages of pregnancy, and the bomber was originally believed to be pregnant, although subsequent medical tests have been inconclusive.
    May 11, 2006: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Sea Tigers attacks and sink one Sri Lanka Navy vessel while seriously damaging another. The attack is ruled as a grave violation of the Cease Fire Agreement by the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission. In response, LTTE TERRORISTS threathened the truce monitors not to be aboard naval vessels. 18 sailors perish on the Sri Lankan patrolboat, and an unknown number of Sea Tiger also die in the attack. The fact that the lives of two Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission monitors on board these ships were endangered by this attack, triggered the European Union decision to ban the LTTE.
    May 27: The award-winning author Nihal de Silva and seven Sri Lankan tourists were killed by a supposed LTTE TERRORISTS land mine in Wilpattu National Park. The explosion took place near Tamil held territory in the northern part of the country. Before a 2002 cease fire agreement, rebels used the park as a hiding place. It is unclear whether the mine was planted before or after the cease fire agreement.[70]
    May 29, 2006: Thirteen farm workers were cut and shot in a village around Welikanda in Plonnaruwa. The government suspected the LTTE TERRORISTS were responsible, while the LTTE TERRORISTS responded that they had no involvement and that they were falsely implicated. Furthermore, the LTTE TERRORISTS condemned this attack. [71][72]
    May 30: An anti-rebel website claimed that the LTTE TERRORISTS kill twelve Sinhalese villagers working at an irrigation canal construction site in Omadiyamadu, close to the uncleared areas of Welikanda in Polonnaruwa district.
    June 15, 2006: The LTTE TERRORISTS blow up a civilian bus killing 68, including ten children and three pregnant women. Approximately 60 more are injured.
    June 15: The LTTE TERRORISTS bombs a bus carrying 140 civilians in Kebithigollewa, in northeastern Sri Lanka. The blast results in the death of 68 civilians including 15 school children, and injurers 78 others. It was caused by two claymore mines placed side by side on the bus by LTTE TERRORISTS , which spraying the packed bus with millions of ball bearings upon manual detonation.
    June 26, 2006: The third highest ranking Sri Lankan military officer, Major General Parami Kulatunga was wounded in an attack by LTTE TERRORISTS and died after being taken to the hospital. Two other military escorts and a passerby were also killed.
    July 24, 2001: An LTTE TERRORISTS 14-man suicide squad attacked a Sri Lanka Air Force base and the adjoining Bandaranaike International Airport. They destroyed many aircraft, crippling the country’s economy and reducing tourism.
    September 18: LTTE TERRORISTS massacre ten innocent Muslims at Pothuwil in the Eastern province. The sole survivor of the attack confirms it was carried out by LTTE TERRORISTS .
    October 16, 2006: In the deadliest ever suicide attack by the LTTE TERRORISTS in Sri Lanka, a suicide bomber in a truck kills 103 unarmed sailors on buses going or returning from leave at a transit point and wounds over 150 other sailors. Several civilians may also have died.
    October 16: In the deadliest suicide attack in Sri Lanka to date, a suicide bomber in a truck kills 103 Sri Lanka Navy sailors on buses going or returning from leave at a transit point and wounds over 150 other sailors. Several civilians may also have died.
    December 1: An LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber triggers the explosives packed into a vehicle in Colombo as a five car convoy carrying Sri Lankan Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse passes by, in an attempt to assassinate him. Secretary Rajapakse escapes unharmed, although two people are killed and 14 others are wounded, mostly civilians who were passing by the site.

    January 05, Nittambuwa: The LTTE TERRORISTS are the only suspects in bomb blast on a city bus carrying more than 80 civilians. The resulting explosion kills six civilians and wounds 63, ten of them seriously. The bus was bombed during the evening rush-hour near Nittambuwa town, 40 km (25 miles) north-east of Colombo. It followed a threat issued by the LTTE TERRORISTS that they will carry out revenge attacks for air raids by the Sri Lanka Air Force.
    January 06, Peraliya: A suspected LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber detonates herself inside a Colombo – Matara passenger bus. 16 civilians are killed and more than 50 are injured. These attacks on buses appear to be a fulfillment of threats made by the LTTE.
    February 07, Batticaloa: Rev. Selliah Parameswaran Kurukkal, the head Priest of the Santhiveli Pilleyar Kovil and a father of three, who blessed President Mahinda Rajapaksa during the President’s visit to Vakarai four days previously, is forcibly dragged out of his residence and shot dead by gunmen from the LTTE. The gunmen had mentioned that they were from the LTTE TERRORISTS and they needed to question the Poosari in connection with the garlanding of the President. It is also suggested he had been targeted because he had co-operated with the security forces in order to help civilians flee the fighting around Vakarai.
    March 9, Puttlam: Eight people who entered the Wilpattu National Park to investigate the grievances of the local population over wild elephant attacks, including the Sri Lanka Army Area Commander, the head Park Warden and three park rangers, are ambushed and massacred by the LTTE.
    March 26, 2007: The LTTE TERRORISTS mount their first air strike, bombing a government-controlled military airbase. The attack leaves three killed and 19 wounded.
    March 29, Tamil Nadu, India: LTTE TERRORISTS kill five Indian fisherman off the coast of Tamil Nadu and kidnap twelve others. An anonymous caller initially attempts to blame the incidents on the Sri Lanka Navy.
    April 1, Eravur, Batticaloa: LTTE TERRORISTS massacre six aid workers who were constructing a housing scheme named “Village of Hope” for Tamil children orphaned by the 2004 Asian Tsunami. Another three aid workers suffer serious gunshot injuries following the shooting at close range which took place at 8.15 pm local time.
    April 2, Ampara: The LTTE TERRORISTS bomb a civilian bus in eastern Sri Lanka, killing at least 16 civilians, and wounding 25 others. Among the dead are eleven women, three men and two boys.
    April 5, Polonnaruwa: In the third attack on civilians in a week, LTTE TERRORISTS shoot dead four Sinhalese farmers.
    April 7, Piramanalankulam, Vavunia: In the second such incident in five days, the LTTE TERRORISTS bomb a civilian bus traveling along the Vavuniya – Mannar main road at 7:30 am, killing eight and wounding a further 26 people.
    April 12, Avarantalawa, Vavuniya: Suspected LTTE TERRORISTS raid a village at around 4:45 pm (local time) and shoot dead seven people, of six women and one man, on the eve of the traditional New Year.
    April 23, Vavunia: The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry claimed that the LTTE TERRORISTS A bomb set off by rips through a civilian bus traveling near the town of Vavuniya killing five passengers and wounding 35.
    April 24, 2007: The LTTE TERRORISTS mount a second air strike on Palaly, the main government-controlled military airbase in Northern Jaffna.
    April 29, 2007: Two fuel facilities were bombed by the LTTE TERRORISTS during an air raid which they said was in response to an army strike on their positions.
    May 24, Colombo: The Sri Lankan Army claimed that it suspects LTTE Terrorists exploded an IED fixed on motorbike in Colombo targeting a bus transporting Sri Lankan Army personal killing one soldier and wounding six people, including three civilians.
    May 27, Thirukkovil: The Sri Lankan military said LTTE Terrorists rebels set off a road side bomb blast blew up a truck, killing the three civilians.
    May 28, Rathmalana: The Sri Lankan Military and a doctor claimed that the LTTE Terrorists detonated a bomb targeting a truck carrying Sri Lanka Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel at Belk Kade junction, in Rathmalana during the evening, killing seven civilians and injureding more than 39 people, including seven STF personal. Amongst dead were one pregnant mother.
    July 16, Trincomalee: Suspected LTTE Terrorists gunned down Eastern province chief secretary Herath Abeyweera at around 5:30 p.m. local time (12.00 GMT).
    August 20, Vavuniya: Sri Lanka military claimed that LTTE Terrorists rebels in a jeep opened fire on the police checkpoint in Vavuniya district, killing four home guards including three female guards and one civilian.
    September 22, Trincomalee: The Sri Lankan military claimed that suspected LTTE Terrorists detonates a mine targeting a bus carrying civilians in Trincomalee district killing the driver of it and wounding two others.
    September 27, Jaffna: At least two civilians were killed and about fifteen were injured, including two policemen when LTTE TERRORISTS rebels had triggered a road side bomb targeting a police road patrol vehicle at Chunnakam, Jaffna market area around 10.30 a.m. local time (0500 GMT).
    November 26: Group of LTTE TERRORISTS shot and killed four Sinhalese farmers, including one woman, at Mahawilachchiya, Anuradhapura.
    November 28, Colombo: A suspected LTTE TERRORISTS cadre blows herself up in front of the office of Douglas Devananda, the leader of the Eelam People’s Democratic Party in an attempt to assassinate him. Devanda excapes unhurt, but his personal secretary is killed and and two of his security personal are seriously injured.
    November 28, Colombo: An LTTE TERRORISTS parcel bomb blows up a Department Store in Colombo killing 20 civilians. Amnesty International have asked the LTTE TERRORISTS to comply with international law and halt such attacks.

    January 1, Colombo: A former minister and a Member of Parliament belonging to UNP for Colombo District T. Maheswaran was shot by a gunman while attending the New Year prayers at Kotahena, Sivam Kovil around 10:35 local time (05:05 GMT) and later succumbed to his injuries at the Colombo General Hospital along with one Hindu pilgrim who was too attending to the prayers. UNP parliamentarians Johnston Fernando and Dayasiri Jayasekara accused the current government as responsible by saying that T. Maheswaran’s plan to reveal Jaffna situation has led to his murder. The government has denied any responsibility. However, The Council on Foreign Relations claimed that LTTE TERRORISTS was suspected. To the accusation that Douglas Devananda a cabinet minister and leader of the EPDP political party was involved in his murder and had previously threatened T. Maheswaran, Douglas had denied any responsibility. Later the government of Sri Lanka claimed that the suspected gunmen worked for the state. The suspected gunman was a security guard for Minister Douglas Devananda and for the victim – Maheswaran.
    January 2, Colombo: A bomb attack outside the Nipon Hotel in the Slave Island district, aimed at a Sri Lankan Army bus, killed at least four people, including a soldier and three civilians, and injured 28 others, Sri Lankan defense and hospital officials said. The Defense Ministry blamed the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for the attack.
    January 8, Ja-Ela: A non-cabinet Minister of Nation Building and a Member of Parliament of Sri Lanka, D. M. Dassanayake died of injuries sustained in a roadside bomb attack in Ja-Ela, twelve miles north of Colombo along with one of his body guard. The attack injured ten others. LTTE TERRORISTS blamed for this assassination.
    January 16, Buttala: A roadside bomb targeting a passenger bus packed with civilians, killing 27 civilians including three schoolchildren and wounding 67 others, 240km (150 miles) south-east of the capital, Colombo. This attack took place on the same day that a ceasefire ended between the LTTE Terrorists and the government of Sri Lanka. Also, after the blast, gunmen had started shooting passengers as they tried to flee. According to the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry, the bus was hit by a powerful Claymore-type mine which was packed with explosives and ball-bearings. The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry blames the LTTE.
    February 2, Dambulla: A bomb blast was accord on a passenger bus, 150 kilometres (93 miles) north of the island’s capital killing 20 people and injuring 50 more. The Sri Lankan government has blamed the LTTE TERRORISTS for this attack.
    February 3, Colombo:A suicide bomber exploded herself at on broad a train at the main railway station in Colombo Fort, killing eleven people and wounding 97 others Killed in the incident where seven school children of the baseball team of D. S. Senanayake College and their coach.
    February 23, Mount Lavinia: A bomb went off in a bus in the suburban town of Mount Lavinia, 10 kilometres (six miles) south of the capital of Colombo, wounding at least 18 people including seven women and an 8-month-old infant. Government blamed on LTTE Terrorists for the responsibility.
    February 23, Batticaloa: A suspected LTTE Terrorists suicide bomber blew himself up in east Sri Lanka on Sunday killing two members of a regional political party.
    February 29, Colombo: A suicide bomber exploded himself and wounding seven included three policemen and four civilians, when Sri Lanka Police attempt to search his house during a search and cordon operation by police aimed at flushing out LTTE Terrorists rebels seeking to mount attacks in the capital.
    March 2, Vavuniya: A roadside bomb exploded wounding four policemen and six civilians in a northern city of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Military blames the LTTE.
    March 10, Colombo: A bomb hidden in a roadside flowerpot in Sri Lanka’s capital Monday, killing one person and injuring six others, including four children who were on their way to school. Government blamed on LTTE Terrorists for the responsibility.
    April 6, Colombo: A suicide bomber killed 14 people at an opening ceremony for a marathon Sunday, including a government minister who was nearing the starting line with a flag and a former Olympian. More than 90 others were wounded in the attack.
    April 25,, Piliyandala: LTTE terrorists carried out a cowardly bomb attack, by placing a parcel bomb inside a CTB bus targeting innocent civilians. 26 people including a Buddhist incumbent have been killed and over 64 people, including children have suffered injuries
    May 16 Colombo: A LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber on a motorcycle packed with explosives rammed into a bus carrying a police riot squad, killing 13 people which included 11 police personal and 2 civilians, and wounding 95.
    May 26 Dehiwala: A bomb exploded inside a crowded train in Dehiwala station, killing 8 people and wounding 67. The same place or very close to that place where the LTTE TERRORISTS’s Dehiwala train bombing in 1996, which resulted 64 deaths and 400 wounded.
    June 4, Wellawatte: A bomb exploded between the railway tracks hit by packed commuter train at 0710 local time between the Dehiwala and Wellawatte railway stations, was injured at least 24 people. This was yet another LTTE terrorist act. The incident happened after one weeks time in the same area.
    June 6, Moratuwa: A roadside bomb exploded targeting a passenger bus during rush hour, killing 23 civilians and wounding 80 more. The Sri Lankan Government blames the LTTE TERRORISTS.
    June 6, Pollgolla, Kandy: A bomb blast occurred on a passenger bus, killing 2 civilians and wounding 20. The Sri Lankan Government blamed the LTTE TERRORISTS.
    June 16 Vavuniya: LTTE TERRORISTS suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated explosives in front of a police office killing 12 policemen including 4 female police constables and wounded 40 others including school children.

    August 30, Pettah: Forty-Five civilians suffered injuries when the LTTE terrorists exploded a parcel bomb in Olcott Mawatha in Pettah, a busy commercial area Colombo around 12.15 p.m on 30 August 2008.

    September 11, Ampara: LTTE terrorists have murdered seven farmers of Atimale in Ampara this morning (Sept 11), police sources reveal.

    September 16, Colombo: LTTE terrorists planted a bomb in a public transport bus and it blasted near Horton Place, just near a School.
    September 21, Trincomalee: LTTE gunmen shot dead the Chief Priest of the historic Koneshwaram Kovil of Trincomalee. Shiv Shri Kugaraja Kurukkal, aged 43, was killed around 6 p.m. while riding his motorcycle in Trincomalee by gunmen who came on a motorcycle. The priest maintained a close rapport with the Security Forces which may have led to the shooting, military sources said. Police found two bullet wounds on his face and skull. The shooting took place along Viththiyalayam Road. The world famous Koneshvaram Temple is located inside Trincomalee’s Fort Frederick. He had been the chief priest of the Temple for the last five years and had returned to Sri Lanka after a short visit to India a few days ago.

    And the list goes on until, until 19th May 2009, when the LTTE terrorists were eradicated.

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      :) L C …….

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    When I began reading this piece, I felt it was overkill. But as I proceeded, one could not but agree that Dayan Jayatilleka was a disgrace to humankind and academic training of any description and deserved every bit of what was being dished out. And more. He is truly a reprehensible individual as is borne out by his hypocritical conduct and is a Goebbels deserving of the same punishment as his masters. Unfortunately, I believe he is going to escape his just desserts, as will his masters, thanks to the monumentally hypocritical behaviour of the “international community” who, at the end of the day, don’t give a damn if there is nothing to be gained by ensuring that justice is done for some poor beleaguered Tamils in distant Sri Lanka.

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    ALL IS WELL ,,,,,,,,,, L C

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