Sri Lanka: the conflict

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Sri Lanka: the conflict

  1. 1. FLAG
  2. 2. EMBLEM
  3. 3. 72%15%8%5%BuddhismHinduismIslamChristianityRELIGION
  4. 4. DEMOCRATICSOCIALIST REPUBLICOF SRI LANKA
  5. 5. THE CONFLICTLiberation Tigersof Tamil EelamSri Lanka ArmedForces
  6. 6. • Was a militant organization.• They wanted to create anin the north for Tamil People.• This lead to a (1983-2009).Liberation Tigers of TamilEelam or LTTE
  7. 7. Sri Lanka Armed ForcesArmy Navy Air Force
  8. 8. • The Tamil Tigers wanted to createTHE CIVIL WARFLAG SEAL
  9. 9. THE CIVIL WAR• The Tamil Tigers were in 2009.• 90.000 people were during the war.
  10. 10. THE CIVIL WAR• The LTTE acted as a organization.• The Armed Forces also did abuses.
  11. 11. Sri Lanka execution (war crime) videoauthenticated - Channel 4 News
  12. 12. SEARCHING FOR PEACE• 4 failed tries at talks.– Indian Peace Keeping Force (1987-90).– Cease-Fire (2002)• 2006: against LTTE, whoresponded with: “resume their freedom struggle toachieve statehood”.
  13. 13. SEARCHING FOR PEACE• 2008: official from cease-fire.• Government took control of the Tamil Tigers.• 2009: LTTE admits .
  14. 14. THE END OF THE WAR• Internally people.• Some Sri Lankans (5,000).• 2012: 68,152 Sri Lankans were living in SouthIndia as .
  15. 15. SEARCHING FOR PEACE• more terrorism in Sri Lanka.• Pro-LTTE suggest a solution.
  16. 16. • http://www.channel4.com/news/sri-lanka-execution-video-evidence-of-war-crimes• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q0F3q2XMjA

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