Tag: Tamil Tigers

Former Tamil Tiger rebels prepare backstage during a rehabilitation official ceremony fashion show in Colombo on March 29. The program to release nearly 400 former combatants to their families. Officials said more than 10,000 ex-combatants have been rehabilitated and released to their families since the war ended in May 2009.
[Credit : Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP / Getty Images]

Former Tamil Tiger rebels prepare backstage during a rehabilitation official ceremony fashion show in Colombo on March 29. The program to release nearly 400 former combatants to their families. Officials said more than 10,000 ex-combatants have been rehabilitated and released to their families since the war ended in May 2009.

[Credit : Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP / Getty Images]

Foreign tourists ride an elephant during a sightseeing tour in the ancient city of Sigiriya on December 2, 2011. The number of foreign tourists visiting Sri Lanka has swelled since the island ended a 37-year separatist conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009. Sri Lanka greeted 53,636 tourist in June 2011, 20 percent more than a year earlier, mainly driven by visitors from India and East Asia.
[Credit : Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty]

Foreign tourists ride an elephant during a sightseeing tour in the ancient city of Sigiriya on December 2, 2011. The number of foreign tourists visiting Sri Lanka has swelled since the island ended a 37-year separatist conflict with Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009. Sri Lanka greeted 53,636 tourist in June 2011, 20 percent more than a year earlier, mainly driven by visitors from India and East Asia.

[Credit : Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty]