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LTTE Intimidation and Extortion in the Tamil Diaspora

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I. Summary and Recommendations

II. Background

III. A Culture of Fear: LTTE Intimidation, Threats, and Violence

IV. LTTE Control of Hindu Temples in the West

V. Paying for “The Final War”: LTTE Fundraising and Extortion within the Tamil Diaspora in late 2005 and early 2006

VI. Extortion of Tamil Expatriates Visiting Sri Lanka

VII. Response of the U.K. and Canadian Authorities

VIII. Conclusion


March 2006   Volume 18, No. 1(C)

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