Jaffna Mayoress Sarojini Yogeswaran shot dead by LTTE

A great loss to people of Jaffna

  • Assassination of Jaffna Mayor (Tamil parties call for international protest (Daily News : 19 May 1998)
  • "I am a humble citizen of Jaffna" said slain Jaffna Mayoress a few days before her death (Daily News : 19 May 1998)
  • Jaffna Mayor's funeral today (Daily News : 20 May 1998)
  • LTTE's hand suspected in Mayor's murder (HINDU : 21 May 1998)
  • Yogeswaran devoted her life for peace and wellbeing of Jaffna people (Daily News : 21 May 1998)
  • Amnesty International condemns killing of Jaffna mayor (Daily News : 21 May 1998)
  • Amnesty International condemns killing of Mayoress of Jaffna (Press Release on 19 May 1998)
  • The US Govt while condoling with the family of former Jaffna Mayoress Sarojini Yogeswaran has urged the LTTE to cease all acts of terrorism (The Island : 21 May 1998)
  • U.S. Department of State
    Office of the Spokesman
    Press Statement
    Press Statement by James P. Rubin/Spokesman
    May 19, 1998

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