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Shows featuring Ahilan Kadirgamar

  • Tamil Tiger Leader Killed; Sri Lanka Claims Victory in 25-Year Civil War Ltteleaderweb
    Sri Lanka’s quarter-century-long civil war is in its final throes, with the militant Tamil separatist group the Tamil Tigers, or the LTTE, almost completely defeated. The Sri Lankan military said today that the fifty-four-year-old leader of the LTTE, Velupillai Prabhakaran is dead. Army Commander Sarath Fonseka announced that the army had "liberated the entire country by liberating...
    May 18, 2009 | Story
  • Sri Lankan Military Intensifies Offensive Against Tamil Tigers; 13 Die in Hospital Shelling Tamiltigerweb
    The Sri Lankan government offensive against the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels is continuing amidst growing concern for the fate of over 250,000 civilians trapped in the fighting. The Sri Lankan president declared Monday that the army was on the verge of crushing the rebels after a twenty-five-year war. The army’s attack has reduced the territory under rebel control from 7,000 square miles...
    February 03, 2009 | Story
  • Assassination of Tamil Leader Prompts Fears of Escalated Sri Lankan Civil War Thamilchelvanweb
    The decades-long civil war between the predominantly Sinhalese government and Tamil rebels has taken a sharp turn for the worse. A Tamil leader was killed Friday with five of his associates in an air strike by the Sri Lankan military. Analysts suggest this could be the beginning of a return to a full-scale war. We speak to Sri Lankan Tamil democracy activist Ahilan Kadirgamar. [includes rush...
    November 05, 2007 | Story
  • Part II of Conversation with John Alpert, Founder of Downtown Community Television ( DCTV )
    We continue speaking with John Alpert, filmmaker and founder of DCTV, who talks about his experiences reporting on the ground in Cuba, Honduras, El Salvador, and Iraq and the importance of delivering these reports to a mass audience.
    August 28, 2001 | Story