Blocked from major ISPs during the war, Tamilnet has continued to report on issues in the North and East for several years, from a perspective that one may not agree with and indeed, fully believe, but vital for a fuller appreciation of ground realities even post-war. It is now accessible freely in Sri Lanka.
Tamilnet describes its operations in the following manner,
“TamilNet is an independent and not-for-profit newswire service that provides up to date news with Tamil perspective on issues concerning Tamil people in the island of Sri Lanka. Receiving on average half a million visits per month, it has developed into a mainstream news source on issues pertaining to the Sri Lankan conflict. The organisation, with specific requirements and expectations of a professional institution, is embarking a project journey of transformation into an institution with dedicated resources to cope with the development needs of a state of the art newswire.”
Download an archive of the site, taken late July 2016 here (file size is 1.5GB).
Download second archive of the site, taken 30 April 2018, here.