Author: Bidisha Biswas

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 contrast to previous decades, an

In: International Negotiation
In: Religion – Gewalt – Terrorismus

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
Author: Lola Guyot

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 a

In: World of Diasporas: Different Perceptions on the Concept of Diaspora
Author: de Silva

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

In: International Negotiation

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
Author: Colin Murray

surrendered themselves, as part of its eff orts to conclude military operations against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). 2 Th e LTTE, proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the United Kingdom, 3 has since the 1970s conducted an armed campaign, primarily against the Sri Lankan Government and Sri

In: International Criminal Law Review
Author: Bendigt Olsen

Vimukti Perumunal; People's Liberation Front LTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam MIRJE Movement for Inter-Racial Justice and Equality NIC Newly Industrializing Country NLAC National Labour Advisory Council PSO Public Security Ordinance PTA Prevention of Terrorism Act SLFP Sri Lanka Freedom Party UNP

In: Human Rights in Development Online

the jvp , the two most nationalistic political entities in the country and on the slogan of an “honorable peace” (Mahinda Chinthana 2005). What Rajapaksa’s honorable peace meant was that the previous government of unp ’s Ranil Wickremesinghe that spearheaded the peace process was soft on the ltte

In: African and Asian Studies