Essays about: "Tamil Tigers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Tamil Tigers.

  1. 1. When a natural disaster occurs during a conflict – Catalyst or obstacle for peace? : A comparative case study of the insurgency in Aceh, Indonesia and the Sri Lankan civil war in relation to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Joanne van der Vlist; [2020]
    Keywords : Indian Ocean tsunami 2004; Aceh; Indonesia; Free Aceh Movement; Gerakan Aceh Merdeka GAM ; Sri Lanka; Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE ; Tamil Tigers; civil war; peace; rational choice theory RCT ;

    Abstract : Superficial information of the civil wars in Aceh, Indonesia and Sri Lanka creates the idea that both conflicts were in similar situations when they were hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. It thus seems surprising that in the wake of the tsunami, the Free Aceh Movement and the Government of Indonesia signed a peace agreement, while the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Government of Sri Lanka returned to war. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why do some rebel groups commit acts of sexual violence, while others do not? : A qualitative study on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Lisa Svenhard; [2020]
    Keywords : peace; conflict; peace and conflict studies; rebel groups; legitimacy; sexual violence; armed conflict; CRSV; rebel compliance;

    Abstract : Why do some rebel groups commit acts of sexual violence, while others do not? This thesis investigates the variation in the strategic use of sexual violence by rebel groups in armed conflict. The main argument is that strategic sexual violence should be less prevalent in legitimacy-seeking rebel groups’ repertoire of violence, as such groups aim to gain legitimacy from international and national communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Married to War : Exploring forced marriage as a socialization strategy of armed groups

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Chiara Tulp; [2019]
    Keywords : forced marriage; armed groups; conflict; sexual violence; socialization;

    Abstract : Previous literature introduced forced marriage as a tool to socialize combatants and increase group cohesion. Yet, explanations for why armed groups select forced marriage, and for the variation in the occurrence of forced marriage across armed groups are lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reconciliation in post-war Sri Lanka A study on reconciliation possibilities after a victor’s peace

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Arnmarker; [2017]
    Keywords : Reconciliation; Sri Lanka; Victor’s Peace; Civil society organisations; Reconciliation Pyramid; Auerbach; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In 2009, the 26 years long, brutal Sri Lankan civil war between the separatist terrorist group “Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam” (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government came to an end. The government eradicated the LTTE, and stability was achieved through a so called “victor’s peace”, not followed by any negotiations or agreements between the warring parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sri Lanka Unites and reconciliation. Transformation through change agents of a war infected nation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för management

    Author : Emelie Mölleli; [2012]
    Keywords : Attitude change; change; change agent; conflict; culture; ethnicity; movement; NGO; Non Governmental Organization; reconciliation; Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka Unites; war;

    Abstract : This qualitative master essay has taken place as a field study in the Sri Lankan post-war environment. The official peace started in 2009 and the country has had almost 30 years of war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan government. READ MORE