Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

noun
a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel
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the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war


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