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Sri Lanka’s overseas Tamils fill rebel Tiger coffers

It’s thanks to Sri Lanka’s overseas Tamils — people like engineer S. Vijayadeva or accountant Kana Naheerathan — that the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) can afford to keep up its insurgency. For two decades, the Tamil Tigers have fought for an ethnic Tamil homeland in Sri Lanka’s north and east. They say they are the only legitimate representatives of the Tamil people, but several countries, including Britain, see them as terrorists. Full Story

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