Separatism: Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka (Case Study)

Sri Lanka given back to
Sinhalese
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In what year?
1948
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Who were discriminated against?
Tamils
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What were they banned from?
Education (not speaking Sinhalese language)
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Tamil Tigers formed in...
1975
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What did they want?
Separation from Southern Sri Lanka
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How long did the Civil War last for?
26 years
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Who were defeated in 2009?
Tamil Tigers
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Impacts
Economic
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Economic cost of war
$200 Billion
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Decrease in who?
Tourists
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Lost what from other countries?
Investment
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Impacts
Political
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Who lost power
The Government
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Which country took over to make important decisions?
India
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Impacts
Social
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Deaths
Up to 90,000
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Remaining refugees in India
65,000
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Do people feel safe?
Definitely not
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Impacts
Environmental
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2000 square miles contaminated with
1.6m land mines
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