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When Music and War Collide

DeLon | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
DeLon

In 2008, as the only Sri-Lankan artist to take a political stance against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), I learned firsthand what happens when these things come into conflict, when music and war collide.

A Tamil Tragedy

James Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Ross

Holding several hundred thousand civilians under lock and key, the government is keeping the survivors of the fighting from telling their stories to the media and human rights groups.

Tigers End Game In Sri Lanka

James Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Ross

One might think that no one would shed a tear for the insurgents, but support for the Tamil Tiger cause remains strong for many Tamils in Sri Lanka and among the large Tamil diaspora.

Sri Lanka: 24-Hour Deadline For Tamil Tiger Surrender

Hindustan Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sri Lanka on Monday gave LTTE chief Prabhakaran and his Tigers 24 hours to surrender after thousands of civilians fled the war zone when troops breach...

Sri Lanka Army Reports To Save Thousands From Conflict

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Sri Lankan military has said that its troops have rescued thousands of civilians trapped in the conflict zone in the northeast of the country....

UN: Sri Lankans In Humanitarian Crisis, Shelled Daily

The Guardian | Randeep Ramesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

More than 150,000 people are being shelled daily and are running short of water and medicine in a Sri Lankan-government declared "No Fire Zone", accor...