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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 74

Beaming of LTTE TV program in Europe via Euro Star satellite

[b]Beaming of LTTE TV program in Europe via Euro Star satellite condemned[/b]

[b] Melbourne, 23 November, (;[/b] Beaming the television programs of Sri Lanka’s Tamil rebel outfit via Euro Star satellite to European Unions countries has been strongly criticized and urged the beaming be stopped immediately.

The Australian based Society for Peace, Unity, and Human Rights in Sri Lanka (SPUR) has brought to the notice of the European Union about the National Television of Tamil Eelam (NTT) a TV station owned by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam beaming program to European Union countries by arrangement with Euro Star satellite.

In a letter addressed to Benita FerreroWaldner, European Union Commissioner for External Affairs SPUR has said, “We send herewith a news paper report giving detailed information of the LTTE’s use of Euro star services for their propaganda work.”

The letter further pointed out that the LTTE which is one of the most brutal terrorist organizations in the world that continues to violate human right through the training and use of suicide bombers, recruitment of children as soldiers, killing of political opponents, ethnic cleansing and preventing Sri Lankan voters to exercise their democratic rights.

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