COUNTRIES DIVIDED
Why do people of different races and religions disagree? <ul><li>Not allowed to keep traditional way of life; forced to ad...
How do people resolve these disagreements? <ul><li>Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Peaceful protest & marches </li></ul><ul><l...
SRI LANKA
NORTHERN  IRELAND
<ul><li>SRI LANKA </li></ul><ul><li>Racial Differences </li></ul><ul><li>Sinhalese vs Tamils </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts o...
<ul><li>SRI LANKA </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Armed Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul...
SRI LANKA
 
<ul><ul><li>1798 to 1948  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Colony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Feb 1948 </li></ul></ul><...
The violence in Sri Lanka
 
 
Tamil woman suicide bomber killed  23, wounded 60 Friday 05, July 1996  [Source : http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/parade...
Map 2000 SRI LANKANS 3 major races SINHALESE TAMILS MOORS
<ul><li>SINHALESE  SPEAK SINHALA; BUDDHISTS </li></ul><ul><li>TAMILS  SPEAK TAMIL; HINDUS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sri Lankan...
<ul><li>Indian Tamils </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highland districts – tea plantation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sri Lankan...
Distribution of different racial groups in Sri Lanka, 1993 Indian Tamils Sri Lankan Tamils Sri Lankan Tamils
 
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Conflict in Sri Lanka

  1. 1. COUNTRIES DIVIDED
  2. 2. Why do people of different races and religions disagree? <ul><li>Not allowed to keep traditional way of life; forced to adopt different set of customs and traditions </li></ul><ul><li>Language and education policies which do not consider their interests </li></ul><ul><li>Law has been unfair to them </li></ul><ul><li>Fight for control of power </li></ul><ul><li>Disagreement on how the country should be ruled </li></ul><ul><li>Job opportunities or economic resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do people resolve these disagreements? <ul><li>Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Peaceful protest & marches </li></ul><ul><li>Hunger strikes </li></ul><ul><li>Taking up arms </li></ul>
  4. 4. SRI LANKA
  5. 5. NORTHERN IRELAND
  6. 6. <ul><li>SRI LANKA </li></ul><ul><li>Racial Differences </li></ul><ul><li>Sinhalese vs Tamils </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts over </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship rights </li></ul><ul><li>Government Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>University Admission </li></ul><ul><li>Resettlement of Population </li></ul><ul><li>NORTHERN IRELAND </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Differences </li></ul><ul><li>Protestants vs Catholics </li></ul><ul><li>Conflicts over </li></ul><ul><li>Divided Loyalties </li></ul><ul><li>The Education System </li></ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>SRI LANKA </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Armed Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of Foreign Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Fall in Tourists </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Intervention </li></ul><ul><li>NORTHERN IRELAND </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Peaceful Protests to Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of Foreign Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Fall in Tourists </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Intervention </li></ul>
  8. 8. SRI LANKA
  9. 10. <ul><ul><li>1798 to 1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Colony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Feb 1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gained independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Known as Ceylon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22 May 1972 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Officially became known as the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka </li></ul></ul>SRI LANKA
  10. 11. The violence in Sri Lanka
  11. 14. Tamil woman suicide bomber killed 23, wounded 60 Friday 05, July 1996 [Source : http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/parade/nm58/suicide.htm]
  12. 15. Map 2000 SRI LANKANS 3 major races SINHALESE TAMILS MOORS
  13. 16. <ul><li>SINHALESE SPEAK SINHALA; BUDDHISTS </li></ul><ul><li>TAMILS SPEAK TAMIL; HINDUS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sri Lankan Tamils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Descendants of Tamils who have been living in Sri Lanka for centuries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indian Tamils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Descendants of tea plantation workers brought in from India by the British </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>MOORS MUSLIMS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Descendants of Arab or Indian Muslim traders </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Indian Tamils </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highland districts – tea plantation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sri Lankan Tamils </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jaffna Peninsular (more than 95% of the population) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Batticaloa District (more than 70%) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Northern and Eastern Districts : Form large minorities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sinhalese </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Found in large numbers everywhere </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Except in Jaffna and Batticaloa </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In some southern districts, they form almost the entire population </li></ul></ul></ul>WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
  15. 18. Distribution of different racial groups in Sri Lanka, 1993 Indian Tamils Sri Lankan Tamils Sri Lankan Tamils
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