Aiyathurai Nadesan

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Getting Away With Murder

April 16, 2014 12:01 AM ET

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Political activist and writer killed

August 17, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 17, 2004—Amid increased political violence, Bala Nadarajah Iyer, a journalist, writer, and political activist with the opposition Tamil group the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP), was shot and killed yesterday, August 16, by unidentified assailants in the...

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Journalist killed

June 1, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 1, 2004—Aiyathurai Nadesan, a veteran Tamil journalist, was shot and killed on Monday, May 31, by unidentified assailants in Batticaloa, a town on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka and 135 miles (216 kilometers) from the capital,...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Sri Lanka

March 26, 2002 12:02 PM ET

Sri Lanka's mettlesome media endured another year of extraordinary political volatility. Although the administration of President Chandrika Kumaratunga finally lifted onerous censorship regulations and eased restrictions preventing journalists from reporting fully on the country's long-running civil war, journalists were still...

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