Category: Diaspora

Towards Women’s Liberation

March 16, 2019 2 min to read

Towards Women’s Liberation

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

“The development and the rise of the women’s military wing of the LTTE is one of the greatest accomplishments of our movement…It marks a revolutionary turning point in the history of the liberation struggle of the women of Tamil Eelam.” – V.Prabhakaran   While remembering the contributions and achievements of...

7 Things to know before Traveling to Sri Lanka

April 2, 2018 11 min to read

7 Things to know before Traveling to Sri Lanka

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

Why did I decide to go back to the homeland? To put it simply – because it’s home. No matter where you are on this planet, even the slightest thought of returning home will have you believing that you are returning to an environment and people that will care for you and protect you. My home is where I am free to move how ...

A Letter For My Raging Sisters

May 27, 2017 6 min to read

A Letter For My Raging Sisters

Category : Diaspora

“It’s the hinge that squeaks that gets the grease” – Malcolm X I am angry. Although probably not for the very same reasons as you are, but for many which are a result of systems and structures created to keep people like us oppressed. Every day, I have power removed from me. I have to deal with racism, sexism, misogyny, and a...

Never Forget

May 27, 2017 6 min to read

Never Forget

Category : Diaspora, Eelam

Can we be free in a system that oppresses us? For decades Tamil’s have been marred by oppression and violence. May 18, 2009 marked the final day of the “war” in Sri Lanka; a day that often brings emotions of hopelessness and despair. Estimates have the death tolls over 100,000. The amount of people displaced, imprisoned or miss...

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