SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

Post by Larry de Silv » Mon, 07 Mar 2005 13:48:02


SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

As a country, Sri Lanka never managed to get the world's attention
until 35 years after it achieved independence. Even when it did - in
the wake of the State-aided pogrom against the minority Tamils in 1983
- it was an unflattering image it presented to the world. The 20-year
Tamil war of independence that followed and the internal strife that
had rocked the country since then show no signs of receding despite a
cease-fire between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
Eelam held tenuously through the tireless efforts of Norway's peace
negotiators.

In this book, veteran Sri Lankan journalist and editor S.Sivanayagam
traces the roots of the ethnic problem, and records in chronological
detail the troubled island's post-independence history up to
contemporary times. As a witness and a victim himself of the historical
process, his account takes on the form of a first person narrative as
well, while foreign correspondents and Sri Lankan journalists are
themselves quoted extensively in recording the events of the war years.

Apart from being the first-ever comprehensive documentation on Sri
Lanka covering a period of 47 years, Sivanayagam's own insights and
his memoirs lend additional unique charm to the book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
1956: A Jaffna-Colombo train journey & A taste of "Sinhala Only".

Chapter 2
1930: Jaffna, Bernard Shaw and the days of the Empire

Chapter 3
Jaffna College: Getting educated outside the classroom!

Chapter 4
Lake House, Sir John and his inauspicious Jaffna visit

Chapter 5
1956: Bandaranaike sows the seeds of Tamil separatism

Chapter 6
1957-1959: Broken Pledge, Riots and Assassination.

Chapter 7
1960-1961: A woman Prime Minister and Tamil Satyagraha

Chapter 8
1962-1963: Ill-fated Coup. India helps Mrs.B at Tamil expense

Chapter 9
1964-1968: The Left capitulates: Sinhala racism triumphs again!

Chapter 10
1968-1969: Tamil disillusionment. "Sinhala Only Act" challenged.

Chapter 11
1970: Mrs. B again. Austerity and a gallop in the historical process

Chapter 12
1971: Sinhala Insurgency, Terrorism and State Authoritarianism.

Chapter 13
1972-1976: Stormy years of nascent Tamil Nationalism

Chapter 14
1977-1979: Jayewardene at 71 grabs power and breeds more ***.

Chapter 15
1981: Jayawardene inaugurates a dark phase in the island's history.

Chapter 16
1982-83: Adventure in Journalism. The Saturday Review, Jaffna

Chapter 17
1983: The pogrom as the outside world saw it : "Quotes"

Chapter 18
September 1983 : Escape from Jaffna and a midnight passage to India

Chapter 19
1983-1984: Eelam activity in Madras, state of war in Sri Lanka

Chapter 20
1985: Rajiv Gandhi, Indian embroilment and failure at Thimpu.

Chapter 21
1986: Sri Lanka sinks deeper into the mire of war

Chapter 22
1987: Indian Army walks into Northeast Sri Lanka: Near-fatal attack on
Rajiv Gandhi

Chapter 23
1988: Peacemakers at war; Sinhala South rebels; Jayawardene's exit.

Chapter 24
1989: LTTE-Premadasa talks and Assassinations

Chapter 25
1990: Indian troops depart but the Sri Lankan war resumes, Fall of
Mankulam

Chapter 26
1991-1997: The Rajiv Gandhi Assassination & a "Judicial
Assassination".

Chapter 27
1990-1993: Adventure in Journalism II : The Tamil Nation and Jail life!

Chapter 28
1991-1993 : More Assassinations and fall of Army Camps. Death of
Kittu.

Chapter 29
1994-1995 : Chandrika in power; Peace Talks end in War

Chapter 30
1996: Central Bank bombed: In the north, Tigers overrun army camp.

Chapter 31
1977: Operation land route to Jaffna fails as planes drop from the sky

Chapter 32
1998 : Kilinochchi falls to the Tigers. Operation Jaya Sikurui called
off.

Chapter 33
1999 : Vanni heartland in LTTE hands: Chandrika voted back to power

Chapter 34
2000: Elephant Pass falls. Fall of Jaffna averted with foreign help

Chapter 35
2001 - 2002: A Summary of Major Events

Chapter 36
A Memoir 1993 - 2004: That unseen hand that dictates one's life!

Index 675

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SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

Post by Larry de Silv » Mon, 07 Mar 2005 17:28:52



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> SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

Could you PLEASE stop using MY NAME to post your propaganda rubbish please?
And PLEASE leave rsc alone.

Laz

 
 
 

SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

Post by karthik » Tue, 08 Mar 2005 02:32:02

LTTE who are the coolies of the WHITES and child molesting POPE brought the
attention of the world!
hahahaah
Child molesting always get attention by anyone!



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> SRI LANKA: Witness to History - State of war in Sri Lanka

> As a country, Sri Lanka never managed to get the world's attention
> until 35 years after it achieved independence. Even when it did - in
> the wake of the State-aided pogrom against the minority Tamils in 1983
> - it was an unflattering image it presented to the world. The 20-year
> Tamil war of independence that followed and the internal strife that
> had rocked the country since then show no signs of receding despite a
> cease-fire between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
> Eelam held tenuously through the tireless efforts of Norway's peace
> negotiators.

> In this book, veteran Sri Lankan journalist and editor S.Sivanayagam
> traces the roots of the ethnic problem, and records in chronological
> detail the troubled island's post-independence history up to
> contemporary times. As a witness and a victim himself of the historical
> process, his account takes on the form of a first person narrative as
> well, while foreign correspondents and Sri Lankan journalists are
> themselves quoted extensively in recording the events of the war years.

> Apart from being the first-ever comprehensive documentation on Sri
> Lanka covering a period of 47 years, Sivanayagam's own insights and
> his memoirs lend additional unique charm to the book.

> Table of Contents

> Chapter 1
> 1956: A Jaffna-Colombo train journey & A taste of "Sinhala Only".

> Chapter 2
> 1930: Jaffna, Bernard Shaw and the days of the Empire

> Chapter 3
> Jaffna College: Getting educated outside the classroom!

> Chapter 4
> Lake House, Sir John and his inauspicious Jaffna visit

> Chapter 5
> 1956: Bandaranaike sows the seeds of Tamil separatism

> Chapter 6
> 1957-1959: Broken Pledge, Riots and Assassination.

> Chapter 7
> 1960-1961: A woman Prime Minister and Tamil Satyagraha

> Chapter 8
> 1962-1963: Ill-fated Coup. India helps Mrs.B at Tamil expense

> Chapter 9
> 1964-1968: The Left capitulates: Sinhala racism triumphs again!

> Chapter 10
> 1968-1969: Tamil disillusionment. "Sinhala Only Act" challenged.

> Chapter 11
> 1970: Mrs. B again. Austerity and a gallop in the historical process

> Chapter 12
> 1971: Sinhala Insurgency, Terrorism and State Authoritarianism.

> Chapter 13
> 1972-1976: Stormy years of nascent Tamil Nationalism

> Chapter 14
> 1977-1979: Jayewardene at 71 grabs power and breeds more ***.

> Chapter 15
> 1981: Jayawardene inaugurates a dark phase in the island's history.

> Chapter 16
> 1982-83: Adventure in Journalism. The Saturday Review, Jaffna

> Chapter 17
> 1983: The pogrom as the outside world saw it : "Quotes"

> Chapter 18
> September 1983 : Escape from Jaffna and a midnight passage to India

> Chapter 19
> 1983-1984: Eelam activity in Madras, state of war in Sri Lanka

> Chapter 20
> 1985: Rajiv Gandhi, Indian embroilment and failure at Thimpu.

> Chapter 21
> 1986: Sri Lanka sinks deeper into the mire of war

> Chapter 22
> 1987: Indian Army walks into Northeast Sri Lanka: Near-fatal attack on
> Rajiv Gandhi

> Chapter 23
> 1988: Peacemakers at war; Sinhala South rebels; Jayawardene's exit.

> Chapter 24
> 1989: LTTE-Premadasa talks and Assassinations

> Chapter 25
> 1990: Indian troops depart but the Sri Lankan war resumes, Fall of
> Mankulam

> Chapter 26
> 1991-1997: The Rajiv Gandhi Assassination & a "Judicial
> Assassination".

> Chapter 27
> 1990-1993: Adventure in Journalism II : The Tamil Nation and Jail life!

> Chapter 28
> 1991-1993 : More Assassinations and fall of Army Camps. Death of
> Kittu.

> Chapter 29
> 1994-1995 : Chandrika in power; Peace Talks end in War

> Chapter 30
> 1996: Central Bank bombed: In the north, Tigers overrun army camp.

> Chapter 31
> 1977: Operation land route to Jaffna fails as planes drop from the sky

> Chapter 32
> 1998 : Kilinochchi falls to the Tigers. Operation Jaya Sikurui called
> off.

> Chapter 33
> 1999 : Vanni heartland in LTTE hands: Chandrika voted back to power

> Chapter 34
> 2000: Elephant Pass falls. Fall of Jaffna averted with foreign help

> Chapter 35
> 2001 - 2002: A Summary of Major Events

> Chapter 36
> A Memoir 1993 - 2004: That unseen hand that dictates one's life!

> Index 675

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