The Prabhakaran phenomenon: towards an explanation

The Prabhakaran phenomenon: towards an explanation

    11 Jun 2015

Letter to Editor by Charles Ponnuthurai Sarvan Berlin, Germany. A Sri Lankan Tamil friend wrote to me wondering why thousands of Tamils, both within and outside the Island, devoutly followed the Tiger leader. Even more, why do so many – more in the diaspora, he thinks, than within Sri Lanka – still ‘believe’ in him? Why