TNA to move motion in parliament condemning Tamil journalist attack

[TamilNet, Friday, 26 August 2005, 05:41 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has decided to move an adjournment motion in parliament Friday condemning the attack on Mr.Yathurshan Premachchandran, a trainee photo-journalist of a Colombo Tamil daily Sudar Oli when he was covering the JVP demonstration held in front of the Fort railway Station Tuesday afternoon. TNA parliamentary group has given notice to this effect to the Speaker Wednesday. The Speaker has agreed for a debate on this issue, TNA sources said.

Meanwhile five media institutions representing journalists of all three communities are scheduled to hold demonstration Friday in front of the Colombo Fort Railway Station condemning the assault by a group of JVP activists on Mr.Yathurshan Premachchandran.

The adjournment motion in the parliament will be moved by Mr.Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam, Jaffna district TNA parliamentarian and seconded by Mr.Selvam Adaikalanathan, Vanni district TNA parliamentarian, TNA sources said.

 

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