40th anniversary of a revolutionary movement

Today marks the 40th anniversary of a revolutionary movement that unified a people into an uncompromising true liberation movement. LTTE gave us Tamil people, not just Eela Thamizhar, but also Tamils the world over a, now, deep inseparable sense of pride and self esteem. We finally felt, as a people we did not have to more »

Women’s of Tamileelam, #IWD2016

International Women’s day They rose to protect their nation breaking social norms and customary traditions. They stood up against oppression and fought side by side with their male counterparts. They succeeded on numerous fronts showing determination, resilience and fortitude. They are the women of Tamileelam. “When we see our sisters, and mothers raped by the more »

Image building strategy for the chauvinistic Sri Lankan state by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Despite the many blunders made by the UN during the genocidal massacres, Tamils had hope in the United Nation to build the path for justice and a plausible political solution. Recent developments in the international arena continue to be profoundly disturbing. The international community seems to concern itself with the image building project of Sri more »

The 3rd Facade

Calls for an independent, international investigation into the crimes of ongoing genocide against the Eelam Tamil nation by Sri Lanka has been a constant practice of Tamils in the homeland, diaspora and Tamil Nadu for at least the past five years. Since the end of the Mullivaikkaal massacre in May 2009, the supposed ‘end’ to more »

Political Struggle

Published on Reach Magazine Vol 1 Written by Sanju Ganesan, TYOUK member Waging a national liberation struggle to secure the political aspirations of a people is not a new phenomenon. The national liberation struggle to secure the democratic rights of the Tamils in Sri Lanka started even before the country’s independence from British rule. The more »