Eelam


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Synonyms for 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.
Fighting resumed between the LTTE rebels and the government of Sri Lanka in June 1990, marking the beginning of Eelam War II.
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.
Fue en mayo de este ano cuando en este pais termino uno de los periodos mas dificiles de su historia: se puso fin al conflicto armado protagonizado por los "Tigres de Liberacion de Eelam Tamil", organizacion armada separatista, que duro treinta y tres anos.
You were in the past stridently opposed to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the creation of a Tamil state of Eelam.
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.
Government forces sank four boats of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) off the coast of Mullaittivu, spokesman D.
Meanwhile, the IGP denied media reports that it was a gang of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
It did not take long to realise that this was the celebration of a victory which presumably most in the south awaited for more than a year and a half or to be more precise since the start of the third Eelam war under the helm of President Mahinda Rajapakse.
officials, out of Vanni, the last bastion of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who have been fighting for independence since 1983.
There was no immediate word from the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on the latest violence.
The Tamil Tigers - or Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) - are responsible for three decades of guerrilla fighting in Sri Lanka.
The attack happened near the town of Dambulla, about 90 miles north-east of the capital Colombo, when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam rammed a small truck loaded with explosives into a convoy of military buses.