Tuesday, May 03, 2005

UNESCO: Sivaram killing "shameful crime"

TamilNet story:

"UNESCO Director-General Koichiro Matsuura Tuesday condemned the murder of political columnist and military analyst, Dharmeratnam Sivaram, as a 'shameful crime' and his death 'a great loss for Sri Lankan journalism and for UNESCO.'........

“'It is tragic that I have to make this condemnation today, on World Press Freedom Day, which UNESCO is celebrating in Dakar this year,' the Director-General declared."

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