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Noun1.Eelam - the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Ceylon - a republic on the island of Ceylon; became independent of the United Kingdom in 1948
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Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has accused some Malaysians today of double standards, claiming they would defend now defunct separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) but not fugitive Indian national Dr Zakir Naik.
He gave this assurance on Tuesday during a discussion with the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) Leader Douglas Devananda about the concerns of the people in the North due lack of development.
Summary: Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 17 (ANI): A special tribunal will hear MDMK leader Vaiko's application, seeking lifting of the ban imposed on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) from October 11 to 14 in Madurai.
A two-day conference held in Tamil Nadu in memory of martyrs of the 'Mullivaikkal battle' in Sri Lanka in 2009 held here has urged the Central Government to lift the ban on the Tamil outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Deccan Chronicle reported.
Did the Sri Lankan state during its Eelam War IV - August 2006 through May 2009 - allowed the military offensive against the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) looked like a war on terrorism rather than protecting the nation from bifurcation and safeguarding her territorial integrity and sovereignty?
The city was a hub of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), commonly known as the Tamil Tigers, who fought a 26-year-long civil war with the Sri Lankan Armed Forces from 1983 to 2009.
The Sri Lankan military defeated the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, also known as the Tamil Tigers) in May 2009, following four bloody wars with the LTTE, who had fought to create an independent Tamil state called Tamil Eelam in north and east Sri Lanka.
Tehran / Nina / The Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani confirmed the need to open an Iraqi consulate in Eelam border province as the most important border crossing movement for visitors and passengers between the two countries.
John Watts, a security consultant with the Australian firm Noetic Group, says that small groups like Hezbollah, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, and others are taking emerging technologies and adapting them to their use a lot quicker than state actors.
The Daily News, dated 22 May 2013, has published an article entitled "Tamil Eelam Sprang from Chola Expansionism" written by W A De Silva.
The Prabhakaran saga; the rise and fall of an Eelam warrior.