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First democratic leader of Justice the Godfather of the Sri Lankan Tamil Struggle: Honourable Samuel James Veluppillai Chelvanayakam

Thursday, May 4, 2017

11th anniversary of Uthayan killings remembered

Home03 May  2017

Tribute was paid yesterday to the two Uthayan employees killed in a gunfire attack at the newspaper’s office in 2006.
Suresh Kumar and Ranjith Kumar were killed when gunmen stormed the office and opened fire, following the publishing of a cartoon mocking EPDP leader Douglas Devananda.
The Uthayan held a memorial on the 11th anniversary of their murder, as well as paying tribute to other assassinated Tamil journalists.