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Synonyms for LTTE

a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students

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So far, more than 55,250 people have died in the civil war in which the LTTE is fighting to establish an independent state in Sri Lanka's north and east where the majority of residents are ethnic Tamils.
The EU reiterated that it continues to consider the LTTE as a terrorist organisation and the EU's restrictive measures against the LTTE remain in force.
After the defeat of the LTTE in Sri Lanka, the pro-LTTE groups abroad have formed an international organization called 'Global Tamil Forum' (GTF) replacing the pro-Tamil Tiger's 'World Tamil Movement', which became inactive after the killing of the LTTE leadership in Sri Lanka.
The conflicting reports come as LTTE fighters continue to urge the UK and France to pressure the Sri Lankan government into calling a ceasefire.
Economic deprivation in the LTTE-controlled areas is rated by Kohona as one of the main reasons for the emergence of LTTE.
A second round of talks set for April was first postponed by a few days and is now being endangered over a spat over facilitation of consultations between eastern commanders of the LTTE and the LTTE leadership prior to the talks.
But she also has unusual moral authority when it comes to one of the most difficult challenges facing both the government and the LTTE.
The LTTE organizations overseas designated under UN Security Council Resolution 1373 include -
One finds that, with this kind of attack, the government very quickly points the finger of blame at the LTTE.
Also Saturday, rebel commanders of the LTTE canceled a trip for consultations with the Tiger hierarchy in rebel-held Kilinochchi.
Toronto, March 28 -- Sri Lankans both Sinhalese and Tamils in Canada has expressed surprise by plans by President Maithripala Sirisena to legalize the LTTE.
So, with these grounds, I have requested their lordships to cast the order of the tribunal, to cast the order of the ban against LTTE," Vaiko told media after appearing before the Madras High court seeking revocation of ban on LTTE.
Tuesday's offensive comes a day after the LTTE announced it would comply with international calls for a ceasefire, but would not surrender its weapons.
The battle broke out between northern units loyal to LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran and those loyal to renegade V.