sad holiday for the tamils

dark clouds over the sea here in batticaloa, no sunrise – matching weather for a holiday that is a holy day only for the sinhalese.

sad holiday for the tamils(2) from some tamil houses we heard funeral music. a sophisticated way to express their sadness that they seem to have lost their case.


  1. Like the middle east, like (former) northern ireland, like the basques… It’s sad to see what happens out of a narrow-minded sense of nationalism. It’s scary to realize that the roots of such conflicts are basically the same as they were 50, 500, 5000 years ago. Over the centuries we seem to improve ourselves on technology


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