The Birth of the Tiger Movement LTTE

The Birth of the Tiger Movement Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam The revolutionary ardour of the Tamil youth, which manifested in the form of indiscriminate outbursts of political violence in the early seventies, sought concrete political expression in an organisational structure built on a revolutionary political theory and practice. Neither the Tamil United Front nor…

Annai Poopathy

One Hundred Tamils of the 20th Century நாட்டுப்பற்றாளர் – Naatu Patralar 3 November 1932 – 19 April 1988 “Today, we cherish the memory of a great martyr and salute her supreme sacrifice. Mother Poopathi has earned our highest esteem as one of the noble martyrs who have become legends in the history of our liberation…

Prabakaran : I will fight till the last drop of my blood for the liberation of my motherland

‘We will fight for our political objective’ frontline Interview with V. Prabhakaran 1987 V. Prabakaran, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader, is a key player in the dramatic developments represented by the Indo-Sri Lanka agreement and its implementation. He was invited to New Delhi before the agreement was signed, raised apprehensions and objections,…

Battle of Aanandapuram

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Battle of Aanandapuram Part of Sri Lankan Civil War, 2008–2009 SLA Northern offensive Date 29 March – 5 April 2009 Location Aanandapuram, Sri Lanka Commanders of the LTTE The Battle of Aanandapuram was a land battle fought between the Sri Lankan Military, 58 Division, 53 Division and Task Force 8…

An Institutional History of the LTTE

PrefaceEpisodes of armed violence are often followed by countering claims and divergent accounts of past experiences. The Sri Lankan civil war is no exception. After 26 years of military operations and the official defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in 2009, controversies over the conflict and its aftermath continue unabated.The CCDP hereby…