Sri Lankan tamils

Vanni: A graphic history

A recent graphic novel highlights the human cost of Sri Lanka’s civil war.

| Jun 16, 2020

Karunanidhi and the long shadow of Sri lanka

Between Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka's Tamil nationalism.

| May 28, 2020

The ‘Madrasi’ in Malaysia

Indian Tamils, Ceylonese Tamils, working class Tamils, middle class Tamils... the 'Indians' in Malaysia live in a divided house. Many are poor and will remain so.

| Dec 01, 2002

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