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necessary for resolving protracted ethnonational confl icts. Keywords Mediation, reputation, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, terrorist groups, intervention, GAM, LTTE, civil confl icts, confl ict Since the end of the Cold War, the number and intensity of armed confl icts worldwide have declined signifi cantly. In

In: International Negotiation
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VERENA VOIGT Nationalismus und religiöse Sprache – die Verwendung des Märtyrerbegriffes in der LTTE Im Frühjahr 2009 führte das sri-lankische Militär einen letzten Großangriff auf die Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam1 (LTTE) durch, um die Organisation, die mehr als dreißig Jahre lang für

In: Religion – Gewalt – Terrorismus
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VERENA VOIGT Nationalismus und religiöse Sprache – die Verwendung des Märtyrerbegriffes in der LTTE Im Frühjahr 2009 führte das sri-lankische Militär einen letzten Großangriff auf die Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam1 (LTTE) durch, um die Organisation, die mehr als dreißig Jahre lang für

In: Katholizismus zwischen Religionsfreiheit und Gewalt
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in 2009. 2 The Tamil Diaspora: from an ltte Auxiliary The Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora is usually considered as a paradigmatic case of ‘long distance nationalism.’ 1 Thousands of Tamil refugees fled the Sri Lankan civil war, that lasted from 1983 to 2009, and constituted a large diaspora of about

In: World of Diasporas: Different Perceptions on the Concept of Diaspora

draw out feelings of patrio- tism and create a martyr cult. The religio-cultural context of the Tamils has provided meaning and symbols for the creation and maintenance of this cult, while the LTTE has provided the organisa- tional capacity to train and indoctrinate a special elite as suicide bombers

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

deaths and investigate alleged war crimes, these developments have been too little too late for the thousands of civilians killed by both the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam ( ltte ) and the Sri Lankan government during the final stages of the war. 1 Despite considerable evidence that civilians were

In: Global Responsibility to Protect

Sri Lanka is a country that experienced thirty years of internal armed conflict. The internal armed conflict was between the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam). This conflict ended in 2010. Therefore, the applicability and relevancy of

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mediator or facilitator, this time a representative of the government of Norway. Prelim- inary discussions had taken place between the Norwegians and the principal Tamil separatist group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and between the Norwegians and the Sri Lanka government. However, negoti

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and urban guerrilla wars in the 1970s. They then were to turn into conventional wars, four in total, from July 1983 up to May 2009 and into an economic embargo of LTTE controlled areas from the 1970s onwards. The LTTE responded by setting up parallel institutions in areas under its control: the

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In: Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

mission to identify and report violations and adherence to the cease-fi re agreement, brokered by the Norwegian mediators in February 2002. In this agreement, the main antagonists in the Sri Lankan confl ict, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL), com- mitted

In: International Negotiation