The air force has turned its attention to the north, and LTTE camps
are now under attack. LTTE morale is low, and many Tamil civilians in the north
are increasingly hostile towards the LTTE. However, the LTTE hardcore is in the
north, and there is no dissident LTTE group, as there was in the
5, 2007: In Britain, the coercive LTTE fundraising tactics were revealed by the
media. Many of the 150,000 Sri Lankan Tamils in Britain have complained to the
police about the extortion, but until recently nothing was done because the
LTTE had managed to keep their image clean. But now everything is falling down.
The LTTE has been declared a terrorist organization in most areas where there
are Tamil migrant populations, and the LTTEs rough, and often
underhanded, methods have become common knowledge.
4, 2007: After finding a 5.5 pound bomb in the capital, police arrested over
200 suspected LTTE members to forestall terrorist attacks during tomorrows Independence
1, 2007: Aid groups are ready to resume work in the east, with the demise of
the LTTE administration.
31, 2007: LTTE fighters in the east have reverted to guerilla warfare, and used
a roadside bomb to kill six policemen. Meanwhile, an international arrest
warrant has been obtained for another LTTE leader, this one the commander of
the "Sea Tigers." This naval force smuggles weapons in via boat, and
battles the Sri Lankan navy.