The CFD consists of former LTTE
cadres who have been rehabilitated and are now in active politics.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that LTTE
's objective for a separate homeland (Tamil Eelam) for all Tamils threatens the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India, and amounts to cession and secession of a part of the territory of India from the Union and thus falls within the ambit of unlawful activities.
Just opposed to the above reports, it is now reported that Shanmugalingam Shivashankar whose LTTE
alias was Pottu Amman is alive and kicking today deep within Norway, said a former leader of LTTE
, speaking to a Sinhala language weekly newspaper in Colombo.
Police recently recorded a statement from Ramasamy and Bagan Dalam assemblyman Satees Muniandy over reports lodged against Ramasamy alleging him of having links to the LTTE
The parcels were wrapped in newspapers.The cops were shocked when the cursory inspection of the contents revealed explosives, arms and ammunition in addition to material connected to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE
Both the LTTE
and the Sri Lankan Army adopted a no-holds-barred attitude and launched vicious attacks against each other.
Do Sri Lanka's eight fundamentals account for the defeat of the LTTE
and validate the effectiveness of ruthless counterinsurgency tactics?
In a recorded statement, Selvarasa Pathmanathan, the LTTE
international relations chief, said the organisation would continue to pursue its aim of a separate Tamil state despite the death of its leader.
The rate of civilians fleeing fighting between the military and the cornered LTTE
has picked up sharply over the past week, with at least 14,000 fleeing since Thursday - out of at least 17,900 so far this year.
But despite warnings to put a stop to his activities, the defendant continued to procure electrical components for the LTTE
, also known as the Tamil Tigers, some of which had "an obvious terrorist purpose".
leaders, including its former political commissar Suppu Paramu Thamilchelvan visited expatriate communities after the signing of the ceasefire agreement with the Government in 2002, and sought generous donations for their struggle.
- listed as a terrorist organisation by 32 countries including Britain - have been fighting the Sri Lankan government since the 1970s for an independent state of Tamil.