(Lanka-e-News – 30.April.2017, 9.25PM) The investigations into the murders of Tamil journalists during the period of the war are progressing at snail’s pace , lamented northern chief minister C.V. Wigneswaran .
The chief minister made this revelation when delivering the speech at the 12 th commemoration ceremony of senior journalist late Dharmaratnam Sivaram alias ‘Tharaki’ , a Tamil national who wrote in English . The ceremony was held at Kilinochchi on 29 th April.
Like how the investigations into the deaths of other journalists are being conducted , these murders shall also be probed swiftly and duly, the chief minister pointed out.
A number of representatives of the media associations of the South too attended the ceremony.
Of the 44 journalists and personnel in the services of the media who died , 41 are Tamil nationals , yet it is a matter for deep regret so far proper investigations into those have not been conducted , Wigneswaran asserted.
by (2017-04-30 15:59:41)