Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Copy of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

No description
by

Zane Groshelle

on 3 September 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Copy of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka

~75%
Sinhalese
NO FIRE ZONE
THE KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA
Mahinda Rajapaksa
November
May 18
Tigers Defeated
1983
Becomes President of Sri Lanka.
1984
February 4
1948
Sri Lanka Gains Independence
1949
THE KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA
NO FIRE ZONE
www.nofirezone.org
SRI LANKA
Black July
13 soldiers killed by Tiger ambush

& 3000 Tamils then massacred
on the streets by pro-government supporters within a week
July 23
photo by: AP
Child Soldiers
Forcible
Conscription
Suicide Bombers
Sinhala made official language
Tamil access to university restricted
Economic discrimination grows
Anti-Tamil riots leave hundreds dead
Tigers are lead from the start by young revolutionary Velupillai Prabhakaran
1970s
Internationally Brokered Ceasefire Agreed
Ceasefire Press Conference
He Launches a Military Campaign against the Tigers.
UN reports estimate 40-70 thousand (or more) civilians were killed in those final months due to government shelling.
September
350,000
Civilians

Sri Lankan Government Tells UN to Leave Tiger Controlled Areas
NO FIRE ZONE
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
26 Year Civil War
2003
2004
2002
138 days
Tiger Crimes:
Child Conscription
Executions
Shooting at Escaping Civilians
Journalists
Tamils
~15%
Full transcript