Colombo Telegraph

Remembering Sivaram Dharmeratnam (11 August 1959– 28 April 2005)

Taraki Sivaram or Dharmeratnam Sivaram (11 August 1959– 28 April 2005) was a popular Tamil journalist of Sri Lanka. He was kidnapped by four men on April 28, 2005, in front of the Bambalapitya police station. His body was found the next day in the district of Himbulala, near the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He had been beaten and shot in the head. The following lecture was given by prof. Mark P. Whitaker in London.

To read Mark’s presentation click here

Dharmeratnam Sivaram – Photo Johan Mikaelsson


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