Posted on 06/01/2012


“… States that want to oppress a people do so by breaking their political will to resist injustice. To do this, oppressing states kill a society’s intellectuals and journalists who speak for the rights of their people. They want the Tamils to be intellectually rudderless. It is easier to enslave a people who have lost their ability to understand the nature of their oppression…”

Dharmeratnam Sivaram
Senior TamilNet Editor and Military Analyst
(who was killed on 28 April 2005)
Speaking at the memorial of his slain colleague
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, 7 August 2004

(Source: TamilNet.com)

Posted in: Sri Lanka, Tamil