The plan to break the ceasefire and return to hostilities had been formed by LTTE in 2004, before the tsunami. The plan to break the ceasefire and return to hostilities had been formed by LTTE in 2004, before the tsunami. It is clear from the LTTE leader (VP)’s statement “….faced with the meaningless absurdity of living in the illusion of peace we decided to resume our national liberation struggle”.
It was at that
conjuncture, during the latter part of the last year, when we were charting our
action plan, that the horrendous natural disaster struck!” (www.lttepeacesecretariat.com
It appears that the tsunami gave Sri Lanka some breathing space, though LTTE’s original plan was only postponed, not shelved.
Elimination of the advocates of peace was systematically carried out during this year. These elim