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The Tigers become history …..

By   /  May 18, 2009  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

I have seen history being made. In past two decades, I have seen a motley group of “boys” graduating from being jungle guerrillas to the most fierce fighting guerrilla force in the world. Today I have witnessed their downfall.Prabhakaran is dead along with his family, commanders, family and thousands of civilians. Liberation Tigers of Tamil […]

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My Life as a Tamil Tiger

By   /  May 13, 2009  /  World  /  5 Comments

In 1987, aged 17, Niromi de Soyza shocked her middle-class Sri Lankan family by joining the Tamil Tigers. One of the rebels’ first female soldiers, equipped with rifle and cyanide capsule, she was engaged in fierce combat. From the Telegraph – London December 23 1987 was a warm, clear day, and I was hiding under […]

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