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Thileepan


Thileepan – 12 days of hunger strike.

Thileepan was born in Oorelu in Jaffna on November 27, 1967. After the of Father Selva´s non-violent struggle, the Tamil […]...
 
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The people of Tamil Eelam had gathered on the first day.

Day 1: Thileepan went to the fasting state. Before that and elder mother takes “arthi” to Thileepan. At 9.45 Thileepan […]...
 
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On the second day, Thileepan woke up at five in the morning, washed his face and turned his head.

Day 2: Thileepan woke up at five in the morning. Went to bathroom, washed his face and brushed his hair. […]...
 
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When he woke up on the morning of the third day, Dileep’s lips were cracked from drinking water.

Day 3: When Thileepan woke up the next morning, his lips were cracked from not drinking water. He looked so […]...
 
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Day 4: Thileepan woke up at 5 o´clock.

Day 4: Thileepan woke up at 5 o´clock. He wanted to urinate but since he could not walk, they arranged […]...
 
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Day 5: Thilepan could not get up today.

Day 5: Thilepan could not get up today. His body was terribly swollen. The newspapers said so: “The kidneys began […]...
 
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Day 6: Thileepan could not speak today.

Day 6: Thileepan could not speak today. As usual, people and journalists came to see Thileepan. Ragavan, Commander Jeyakumar and […]...
 
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Day 7: Many Indian newspapers came to see Thileepan.

Day 7: Many Indian newspapers came to see Thileepan. Thileepan opened his darkened eyes. Thileepan could not hear clearly the […]...
 
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Day 8: Many people came to see Thileepan. Mathan,

Day 8: Many people came to see Thileepan. Mathan, a young LTTE member from Batticaloa wanted to hunger strike with […]...
 
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Day 9: Thileepans body was starting to become weaker

Day 9: Thileepans body was starting to become weaker. His lips too got worse. Over 5000 people had arrived this […]...
 
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Day 10: Thileepan´s condition got worse.

Day 10: Thileepan´s condition got worse. The average human pulse rate shoukd be 72. Thileepan´s pulse was 52. Normal blood […]...
 
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Day 11: It was difficult to know whether Thiyagi Thileepan was alive or not

Day 11: It was difficult to know whether Thiyagi Thileepan was alive or not. He was so weak and tired […]...
 
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That night had broken the dawn with tears

That night had broken the dawn with tears. Thileepan’s soul set apart from his body exactly at 10.58 am after […]...
 
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