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The Clash of Ideologies and the Continuing Tragedy
in the Batticaloa and Amparai Districts

UTHR Report No.7
8 May 1991


Whatever may be said, who ever may say it - to
determine the truth of it, is wisdom
- Thirukural

Introduction
Corpses in the Batticaloa District

1. Preface  
1. The East - An Overview 1.1 General Introduction 1.2 Inter ethnic relations 1.3 The consequences of the LTTE strategy 1.4 Waiting for the Unknown 1.5 The Intrinsic unity of the East

2. Reports
 2.1 Chenkaladi 2.2 Eravur 2.3 Kudiyiruppu 2.4 Batticaloa 2.5 Kattankudy 2.6 Kurukal Madam 2.7 Kaluwanchikudy 2.8 (Periya) Kallar 2.9 Kalmunai 2.10 Karaithevu 2.11 Akkaraipattu 2.12 Thirukovil-Thambiluvil 2.13 Vinayagapuram 2.14 Thandiyady

3. Reports - Personal
3.1 Saved by his dog 3.2 Shot by home guards 3.3 Taken from the Eastern University 3.4 Hide and Seek in Batticaloa Prison 3.5 Left for dead in Kallar

4. The Refugee camp at the Eastern University - Vantharumoolai
4.1 The beginnings 4.2 From the records of Eastern University 4.3 How the people benefitted from the camp 4.4 The LTTE and the camp 4.5 The disappearance of 159 inmates 4.6 The General arrives 4.7 The last days 4.8 Refuge in the jungle 4.9 The significance of the closure of the  Eastern University 4.10 A postscript

5. The Armed Forces
5.1 The STF 5.2 The army .

6. The Social Fabric and Communal Relations
6.1 Why did the LTTE turn on the Muslims 6.1.1 Majority arrogance. 6.1.2 Yogi's speech 6.2 A note on the origins of the Muslim  communities in Ceylon 6.3 The character of leadership in the East 6.3.1 The politics of cap turning:  Myth & reality 6.3.2 Sitting on a powder keg 6.4 The land question in Tamil Muslim relations 6.4.1 The beginnings 6.4.2 The 1960's and after 6.4.3 A Tamil perception from Kalmunai 6.4.4 Truth and fiction 6.5 Muslim perceptions

7. The Eastern Borderlands
7.1 The Borderlands 7.2 Massacre of Sinhalese in Athimale- Moneragala District 7.3 Kantalai 7.4 The abduction of Pushparani Chelliah 7.5 Massacre at Niedella - Moneragala District

8. Colonisation - Issues and Non-Issues
 8.1 Early motivations 8.2 Tamil reactions 8.3 The flaw 8.4 The current war 8.5 The LTTE and Tamil interests

9. Appendices
Appendix 1 - The human rights agreement in El Salvador (Press summary)
Appendix 11 - An appeal by the Council of Hindu  Organisations
Mannar Disappearances

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