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Sri Lanka: Expats and the LTTE

Why does the expat community support the LTTE asks LankaWatch. “But in general a lot of expats tend to come off as being sympathetic to Tamil Tigers. Considering those who would venture out into a country with political instability are most often left leaning liberals, it is not surprising they would support a group that is anti organized government and are effectively underdogs fighting with their lives to make a political statement; similar to why some of us support the Palestinians against the mighty power of the Israel.”

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