LTTE Terrorism (The beginning of the end)

August 7th, 2008 by Ruwan Egoda Gamage

Extracted from [1],
The US state department claims that its reason for banning LTTE as a proscribed terrorist group is based on allegations that it does not have respect for human rights and that it does not adhere to the standards of conduct expected of a resistance movement or what might be called “freedom fighters”.Other countries have also proscribed LTTE under the same rationale. Some countries cite that LTTE attacks civilians and recruit children.[2] The FBI has described the LTTE as the “amongst the most dangerous and deadly extremist outfit in the world”.[3]

LTTE never wanted a peaceful solution. After several attempts for peace talks, Sri Lanka government was finally forced to use weapons against this (terrorist) group. Considering the recent victories over LTTE, it seems this is the beginning of the end for LTTE.

A good movie illustrating the brutality of LTTE, (may not suitable for minors)

[1] wikipedia
[2] janes.com
[3] fbi.gov

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