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Horror of a pogrom: Remembering “Black July” 1983

Jul 24, 2010 3:10:09 PM- transcurrents.com

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj


The tragic history of post – independence Sri Lanka records that the Tamils of Sri Lanka have been subjected to mass –scale mob violence in the years 1956, 1958, 1977, 1981 and 1983. The anti-Tamil violence of July 1983 was the most terrible and horrible of them all. It remains etched in memory even after 27 years.

[click to read in full ~ on dbsjeyaraj.com]