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December 31, 2012

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Eelam (Sri Lanka): Early Political History

January 6, 2012

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The island known to Tamils as Eelam (and known under British rule as Ceylon and under Sinhala rule as Sri Lanka) is about 25,000 square miles in extent, situated about twenty miles from the southern extremity of the Indian sub-continent. About one fifth of the island’s population of 17 million, are Tamils and somewhat less […]