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ICLB Submissions to the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka – The LTTE and the Legal Response to Terrorism and Crimes Committed by the LTTE

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In September and October 2014, the International Criminal Law Bureau (ICLB) submitted a series of papers to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in relation to its investigation on Sri Lanka (OISL). The first in the series concerned the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and addressed the nature of the organization, its leadership, political affiliations and the heinous crimes committed by the LTTE in the State of Sri Lanka up until 2009. The second paper addressed the rights and obligations of the State of Sri Lanka in seeking to protect its population from terrorism and crimes perpetrated by the LTTE during a thirty-year terrorist campaign and the non-international armed conflict of Eelam War IV (from 2006-2009). The OHCHR is due to issue its report next month.

LTTE Draft1 Annex A – List of Tamil Politicians Assassinated by the LTTE Annex B List of Sri Lankan Government Officials Assassinated by the LTTE Annex C List of Tamil Academics Assassinated by the LTTE Annex D List of LTTE Attacks on Villages Annex E List of LTTE attacks on civilian targets Annex F List of LTTE attacks on Economic Targets Annex G List of SLAF Deaths Caused by Atacks on Major SLAF Bases Annex H Major Attacks Launched by LTTE on Sri Lanka Navy Annex I List of LTTE Suicide Attacks Annex J LTTE Links with Other Terrorist Groups Annex K Opening section the use of ceasefire to rearm and replenish in 2001 Annex L LTTE Maritime Terrorism Annex M LTTE abuses in the Vanni HRW Annexes Frontpage

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