Tuesday, May 24, 2005

TBC –London based Tamil radio station temporarily suspend broadcasting due to alleged break-in.

London, 23 May (Asiantribune.com): Tamil Broadcasting Corporation, a Tamil radio station based in London reports of the station temporarily suspending its broadcasting services, as alleged saboteurs have broken into TBC studio in the early hours of 22nd May 2005 and vital studio equipments have been stolen and the cable connecting the up-linking facility has been severed.In a press release from the TBC it states: “The deliberate manner in which the up-linking facility was severed point the finger towards a terrorist organisation whose supporters have regularly issued death threat to the TBC programmes director if he continues the TBC service.”“TBC administration strongly suspects that the banned terrorist group LTTE instigated this break-in,” statement adds. TBC program director in the press release said that the readers may know that the TBC is the only Radio station to broadcast impartial news and provide a platform for alternate points of view .He appealed: “We call upon the people, and all our listeners to protest to the local LTTE office and demand them to publicly disassociate with these criminal acts and condemn those who are engaged in these activities.”
- Asian Tribune -

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