The Tamil people's right to self-determination

@article{McConnell2008TheTP,
  title={The Tamil people's right to self-determination},
  author={Deirdre McConnell},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={59 - 76}
}
  • D. McConnell
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Political Science
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
This article provides an overview of the crisis in Sri Lanka and states why an armed conflict has developed in the northern and eastern parts (north-east) of the country. The Tamils' accusations—of discrimination, denial of the right to self-determination, abrogated agreements and violations of international human rights and humanitarian law amounting to genocide by successive Sri Lankan governments—are supported by specific evidence given by international human rights and legal experts… 

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