Militarisation of Tamil Eelam intensified in guise of countering Jihadi terrorism

Tuesday May 14, 2019

The Sri Lankan government has intensified its militarisation of the Tamil homeland, in the guise of countering Jihadi terrorism.


In Northern Tamil Eelam alone six permanent military check posts have been set up: at Poonakari, Elephant Pass, Mankulam, Puthukudiyiruppu, Oddusuddan and Manal Aaru.


The Sri Lankan military has also intensified its patrols in the Tamil areas, instilling fear amongst the Tamils, who have been subjected to four decades of military repression.

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