Sri Lanka

The Lure of the ISIS

The Lure of the ISIS

On the day of Eid, a group of Tamil Muslims in Ramanathapuram district proudly wore t-shirts with the logo of ISIS printed on them and took a group photo. And then someone decided to post it in Facebook. That’s when troubles began. The photo went viral and soon the law and order began knocking the […]

The Mirage of Eelam

The Mirage of Eelam

The past week has seen deafening noise of protests ravaging the cities and towns of Tamil Nadu. A vernacular media swaggered that it is one of the greatest awakenings of the Tamil peoples and equated it to the Arab Spring. Students of every college staged fast unto death, whilst fringe political and social groups carried […]

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields

The recent documentary from Channel 4 on the war crimes of Sri Lanka must be one of the most widely watched videos on the net among the Tamils, and also the most widely shared in the social network. This documentary is one of the key evidences for people demanding action against the Sri Lankan government […]