Tamil Eelam


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Synonyms for Tamil Eelam

the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for

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The inability of the moderate leaders to fulfil the aspirations of the Tamil youth led to armed struggle and the call for the creation of a separate State of Tamil Eelam.
The Eelam Tamil people are in the midst of a critical and sorrowful period in the history of the struggle for freedom of our nation, Tamil Eelam,'' the statement said.
The struggle of people of Tamil Eelam [the separate state the LTTE fought for] has reached a new state," he said.
8kmlong strip of coast along with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam fighters, who have been fighting for 25 years for a homeland for minority Tamils.
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has done absolutely nothing for the Tamil people.
The LTTE said in a statement: "In the face of an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and in response to the calls made by the UN, EU, the governments of India and others, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has announced a unilateral ceasefire.
Meanwhile, the IGP denied media reports that it was a gang of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
In politics there are elements from extreme pro-government groups to extreme pro-Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) groups, with many in between.
officials, out of Vanni, the last bastion of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who have been fighting for independence since 1983.
Karuna was a leader of the Tamil Tigers before forming his own splinter group, People's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (TMVP).
The Tamil Tigers - or Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) - are responsible for three decades of guerrilla fighting in Sri Lanka.
The Tamil Tigers - or Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) - have been waging a guerrilla campaign against Sri Lankan forces for three decades.
Initially a nonviolent separatist movement, the Tamil armed resistance was launched in 1983 by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) against the Sinhalese majority government after years of failed negotiations.
The EU is threatening to add the Tamil Tigers (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or LTTE) to its black list of terrorist organisations, if they continue to resort to violence in Sri Lanka.
These massacres drove a generation of Sri Lankans into exile and led to the formation of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, a paramilitary group that advocates a separate Tamil state in the North.