Sri Lanka History

Sri Lanka History: from the 1980s to 21st Century

In the 1980s, the Tamils, living in the northern part of the island, rebelled against the government, demanding the establishment of a separatist state in the Jaffna region. The revolt supported by the terrorist offensives of the Tigers group for the liberation of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) resulted in a real civil war that saw political […]

Map of Sri Lanka Colombo

Sri Lanka 2005

Yearbook 2005 Sri Lanka. After the tsunami in December 2004, when more than 30,000 Sri Lankan deaths perished, there was hope that the disaster would give new impetus to the peace process between Sinhalese and Tamils, but the hopes quickly died down. According to countryaah, Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the capital and one of the […]