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Despite protests Norway protects Nitharsanam.com -- messenge

[b]Despite protests Norway protects Nitharsanam.com -- messenger of death to the Tamils [/b]

H. L. D. Mahindapala

K. Rajadurai, the respected principal of Central College Jaffna, was shot dead by the LTTE in front of his pupils on October 12, 2005. Just before his murder Nitharsanam.com – the Norway-based LTTE website – warned that “his corpse would be found soon with a name board round his neck”. And when Rajadurai was shot dead Nitharsanam.com “openly gloated in its headline: “Douglas gang’s Jaffna Advisor K. Rajadurai shot dead.”

Rajadurai was publicly named in the LTTE hit list prior to his murder, states the latest report of the University Teachers for Human Rights (Jaffna) Sri Lanka, UTHR(J) (Bulletin No. 39). Nitharsanam.com is controlled by the LTTE’s intelligence unit. The LTTE uses Nitharsanam.com to do its dirty work. It is also used as a part of its psy-war to strike fear into the hearts of Tamil who refuse to toe the LTTE line. This website is run by "Oothai (Dirty) Sethu" a man linked directly to LTTE intelligence chief Pottu Amman,” wrote D. B. S. Jeyaraj in the Tamil Weekly. Jeyaraj also mentioned that his picture has been featured frequently in Nitharsanam.com as a warning to the writer who is opposed to the LTTE. Norway-based Nitharsanam.com is now recognized by the Tamils as the official messenger (the Grim Reaper) that delivers the death warning to the Tamils in the hit list of LTTE.

Another website od N.Sethurupan, ran the Royal Norwegian emblem on its masthead indicating that it has the patronage of the Norwegian government. Representations were made to Erik Solheim and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, but as usual, it turned a blind eye to the crimes committed by the LTTE both in Norway and Sri Lanka.

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