UPDATE: No direct or indirect propagation of the LTTE – says the government

Monday, 25 November 2013 - 13:01

The Media Center for National Security says that action will be taken against those who propagate the LTTE directly or indirectly.

He said that the use of different styles by any media intending to promote LTTE terrorism is also illegal.

The police say that there is no legal provision for holding any commemorative function in view of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhaaharan’s birthday which is tomorrow.

In addition various reports said that arrangements had been made also to hold on 27th November a function reminiscing the dead LTTE cadres.

Reports say that these particulars are disclosed on LTTE-friendly websites as well.

Our news team inquired about this from police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana.

In response to this, the police media spokesman said that if action was taken to hold such a conference or meeting, legal action would be taken against it.  

Update: Monday, 25 November 2013 - 07:01 PM

Attempts to promote or glorify LTTE directly/indirectly using media freedom is illegal - MCNS

Attempts to promote or glorify LTTE directly or indirectly even using media freedom is illegal; Media Center for National Security stated that Violators may face prosecution in courts of law.

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