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A Tamil Diaspora Perspective on Sri Lanka

Mr. Visuvanathan Rudrakumaran is Prime Minister of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE). He is based in New York City. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Sri Lanka's January 2015 presidential election resulted in Mahinda Rajapaksa's ouster. Since Maithripala Sirisena assumed the presidency, has TGTE's engagement with the Sri Lankan government changed? If so, how? As we stated in our press release following the 2015 election, the TGTE did not think that Mr.
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