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Massacres


With the 31st memorial day of the Sathurukkondan massacre (1990.09.09 – 2021.09.09)

With the 31st memorial day of the Sathurukkondan massacre (1990.09.09 – 2021.09.09) Sathurukondan is a village about 2 km north […]...
 
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Saththurukkondan massacre­ 09.09.1990

Saththurukondan is a village in Batticaloa district. Sathurukoddan is not very far from Batticaloa town. This village comprises Pannichaiaddy, Pillayarady […]...
 
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Nelliyadimarket bombing ­29.08.1990

Nelliyadi is a small town in the Vadamaradchi region of Jaffna district. It is 3 Km from the Point Pedro […]...
 
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Koraveli massacre 14.08.1990

Koraveli and Eechaiyadithivu villages are in the Batticaloa district. These villages are blessed with natural beauty and resources. Most of […]...
 
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Eravurhospital massacre­ 12.08.1990

On 11, 08.1990, Sri Lankan military rounded up the villages of Chenkaladi and Kiran and opened fire on the villagers. […]...
 
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Thuranilavani massacre­ 12.08.1990

Thurainilavanai village is situated in the Batticaloa district. On 12.08.1990, morning, Sri Lankan military from the Nilavanai- Kallaru camp rounded […]...
 
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Tiraikerny massacre ­ 06.08.1990

Tiraikerny was originally a coconut estate of about 300 acres in the idyllic region of Amparai. The ownership at the […]...
 
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Poththuvil massacre­ 30.07.1990

In 1990 hostilities between the Sri Lankan military and the LTTE resumed. In the east the Sri Lankan military, Sinhala […]...
 
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Paranthan junction massacre ­ 24.07.1990

Paranthan is in the Kilinochchi district on the A-9 highway. This town hosted a chemical factory in the past. The […]...
 
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Siththandy massacre ­20,27.07.1990

Siththandy village is situated 8 Kms north of the Batticaloa town. The village has an ancient and famous Hindu temple. […]...
 
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Sammanthurai massacre­ 10.06.1990

Sammanthurai village is situated in the Sammanthurai Assistant Government Agent Division in the Amparai district. The village has large paddy […]...
 
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Eastern University massacre­ 23.05.1990

The Eastern University is in the Vantharumulai village in Batticaloa. This is one of the 13 universities in the island. […]...
 
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Alvai temple shelling­ 29.05.1987

Alvai village is situated in Jaffna district. The Muthtumariamman temple in Alvai is one of the famous temples in Jaffna. […]...
 
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Thonithiddamadu massacre­ 27.05.1987

Thonithiddamadu village is situated in the Vaharai Assistant Government Agent Division in the Batticaloa district. This is a Tamil majority […]...
 
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Paddithidalmassacre­ 26.04.1987

Paddithidal is a Tamil village and it is situated 10 Kms from Mutur in Trincomalee. The village is in the […]...
 
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Kokkadichcholai­ ­ 28.01.1987

Kokkadichcholai is situated in the Batticaloa district. Farming, fishing and prawn farming were the main occupations of the people. On […]...
 
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Periyapandivrichchan massacre­ 15.10.1986

Periyapandivirichchan village is in the Madhu Assistant Government Agent division in Mannar district. The village has rice fields adjoining large […]...
 
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Adampan massacre­ 12.10.1986

Adampan village is situated in the Manthai West Assistant Government Agent Division in Mannar district. This is a farming village. […]...
 
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Mutur Manalchenai massacre­ 18.07.1986

On 18.07.1986, Sri Lankan military conducted a cordon and search operation in villages of Manalchenai and Peruveli in Muthur. 44 […]...
 
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Thanduvan bus massacre­ 17.07.1986

Thanduvan is situated on the Mullaithivu-Vavuniya main road, 4 Kms from Nedunkerni, driving towards Mullaithivu. Thanduvan village is part of […]...
 
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Peruveli refugeecamp massacre­ 15.07.1986

Peruveli is a Tamil village situated in Batticaloa, 1 Km to the right from the Mallikaithivu junction. The Peruveli Government […]...
 
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Paranthanfarmers massacre ­28.06.1986

Paranthan is situated in the Kandavalai Assistant Government Agent Division in the Kilinochchi district. Paranthan is a key town in […]...
 
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Thambalakamam massacres ­1985,1986

Thampalakamam is a famous village in the Trincomalee district. The main economic base of this village is agriculture. On 12.11.1985, […]...
 
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Seruvila massacre ­ 12.06.1986

Seruvila is situated in the Trincomalee 12.06.1986, headmen, employees, and 20 workers who were transporting relief food for the refugees […]...
 
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Mandaithivusea massacre­ 10.06.1986

Kurunagar, Pasaiyur and Mandaithivu are situated off the southern coast of the Jaffna peninsula. Surrounded on three sides by the […]...
 
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Kanthalai­ massacre ­ 04, 05.06. 1986

Kantalai is situated in the Trincomalee district. On 04,05.06 1986, near the 4th Milepost, Sri Lankan Air Force and home- […]...
 
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Anandapuram shelling ­ 04.06.1986

Anandapuram is a small village situated in the Kilinochchi district. The main occupation of the people is farming. In 1986, […]...
 
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Eeddimurinchan massacre­ 19,20.03.1986

Eeddimurnchan village is situated in the Vavuniya district. Most people in the village are farmers. In the 1970’s upcountry Tamils […]...
 
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Vayaloor massacre­ 24.08.1985

Vayaloor is situated in the Amparai district. Valayoor, Sagamam was a colony of the landless poor who were settled in […]...
 
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Udumbankulam massacre ­ 19.02.1985

Udumpankulan and Thankavelayuthapuram are situated near the Thirukovil area in the Amparai district. On 19.02.1985, early in the morning, 85 […]...
 
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