Demographic Change in the Tamil Homeland

Sources for the situation, now and in the past —

1.) TamilNet
Almost daily reports on enroachment, such as “Border Division of Mannar Sinhalicized” at and “Amparai GA, DS Officials Step Up Sinhalicization of Batticalow” at

2.) International Crisis Group
“Sri Lanka’ North II: Rebuilding Under the Military,” 16 March, 2012 at

3.) TNA MP R. Sampanthan
Numerous speechs in Parliament, including “Land Issues in the Northern & Eastern Provinces,” 22 August, 2013 at and “Unlawful Occupation of State Lands,” 23 October 2009 at

4.) LTTE Peace Secretariat
“Demographic Changes in the Tamil Homeland in the Island of Sri Lanka over the Past Century,” April 2008 at

5.) North East Secretariat for Human Rights
” Forced Evictions of Tamils in Northeast Since 1980’s by Sri Lankan Armed Forces,” January 2005 at

6.) Dr. Chelvadurai Manoharan
” Sinhalese-Tamil Relations & the Politics of Space,” 29 June, 1997 at

“Ethnic Conflict & Reconciliation in Sri Lanka,” University of Hawaii, December 1987

  • ISBN-10: 082481116X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0824811167

7.) K.Satchithanandan
“Sinhala Colonisation in the Hereditary Tamil Regions of the Island of Sri Lanka,” 1980s, English translation by Tamil Centre for Human Rights 20 March 2000 at

8.) TamilNation
Index of articles 1979 to 2007 at

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