Analakshmi’s Story

The first memory Analakshmi’s describes of the war is her family’s displacement from the Jaffna peninsula during the 1995 operation by the […]

Vasuki’s Story

“Tell us where your brother is,” the Indian soldiers told Vasuki as they dangled her above a well. They were from the […]

Meera’s Story

“The Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) shot my neighbor to death,” Meera says describing her first memory of the war – she […]

Mary’s Story

Mary grew up in a full household in Mulliyawalai, with six brothers and a sister. Mary lost four of her brothers in […]

Deepa’s Story

Born in Amparai, Deepa’s village was lush – surrounded by paddy fields, behind it a river and vast forest. One afternoon, when […]

Sivanathan’s Story

Growing up with a very civically engaged father, Sivanathan had an understanding and appreciation of politics and the ethnic conflict from a […]

Shanthi’s Story

Shanthi sits in the shade of a Neem tree beside an old church in Mullaitivu. She is a mother of two, husband-less, […]

Shalini’s Story

“A lot of hill country Tamils were chased out of their homes and displaced,” Shalini says, remembering the first time as a […]

Kamala’s Story

“The LTTE didn’t have uniforms back then; they used to wear normal clothes,” recalls Kamala as she describes her childhood in Killinochchi, […]