From The Sunday Times
May 24, 2009
IT was a desperate last phone call but it did not sound like a man who would be dead within hours. Balasingham Nadesan, political leader of the Tamil Tigers, had nowhere to turn, it seemed.
“We are putting down our arms,” he told me late last Sunday night by satellite phone from the tiny slip of jungle and beach on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka where the Tigers had been making their last stand.
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Reading this article shows why GOSL banned the bleeding hearted western journalists likes of Marie & Jeremy from the conflict zone. Just imagine as a supposidely "unbiased" journalist if this is what she did from out side (negotiating for the "jolly" terrorist friends) what she would have done if she was inside. Also if these guys were really political leaders, what were they doing in the battle field in the first place? - Sinhaya