Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Voice of Tigers banned

The Government yesterday barred the Voice of Tigers (VoT), the so-called official radio of the LTTE, Director General of the Media Center for the National Security Lakshman Hulugalle told The Island last dusk.
A special gazette would be issued today (27), he said.
The Telecommunication narrow Commission had ended the broadcast certify decided to the VoT by the Media Ministry of the last UNF Government beneath Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Chairman TRCPriyantha Kariyapperuma, told The Island following the LTTE's ban, the ban of their radio was obligatory. "This was discussed very much throughout the last pair of weeks, but the choice was taken only on Sunday,"
It was previous reported that several powerful associates had helped the LTTE to get the transmission license to broadcast of Tamil FM Radio.
Earlier the LTTE had used the US based INTELSAT-12 for their radio and television transmissions previous to its proscription later by the establishment after confirmation that these stations had been solely carrying out a propaganda mission of the LTTE which was a forbidden terrorist outfit in US. The second effort of the LTTE to recommence their transmissions through the Hong Kong based AsiaSat, using a third social gathering to obtain a settlement loop fall short of achieving their object after a timely exposure of the true nature of transmit fabric.

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