Marie Colvin killed in fierce bombard...

Marie Colvin killed in fierce bombardment in Syria

There are 3 comments on the The Toronto Star story from Feb 22, 2012, titled Marie Colvin killed in fierce bombardment in Syria. In it, The Toronto Star reports that:

Respected American journalist Marie Colvin, who spent decades reporting on conflicts from Sri Lanka to Syria, focusing on the suffering of women and children in wartime, died in a fierce shelling attack Wednesday in Syria.

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SriLankan

Padua, Italy

#1 Feb 22, 2012
Tamil Tigers BEGGED me to broker surrender - Marie Colvin, Times UK

IT was a desperate last phone call but it did not sound like a man who would be dead within hours. Balasingham Nadesan, political leader of the Tamil Tigers, had nowhere to turn, it seemed.“We are putting down our arms,” he told me late last Sunday night by satellite phone from the tiny slip of jungle and beach on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka where the Tigers had been making their last stand. I could hear machinegun fire in the background as he continued coolly:“We are looking for a guarantee of security from the Obama administration and the British government. Is there a guarantee of security?”

He was well aware that surrendering to the victorious Sri Lankan army would be the most dangerous moment in the 26-year civil war between the Tigers and Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese majority.

I had known Nadesan and Seevaratnam Puleedevan, the head of the Tigers’ peace secretariat, since being smuggled into rebel territory eight years ago.

At that time the Tigers controlled a third of the island; now these two men were trying to save the lives of the remaining 300 fighters and their families, many of them injured. Tens of thousands of Tamil civilians were trapped with them, hiding in hand-dug trenches, enduring near constant bombardment.

ANDAWANE..SHE COULDN'T SAVE TAMIL TIGER PUSSIES!!! ANE PAW
CrimeaRiver

UK

#2 Feb 22, 2012
So she associated with Terrorists and suffered a brutal death.

Rohan - is that karma?
SriLankan

Padua, Italy

#3 Feb 22, 2012
will defeated Ltte refugee ghettos in Toronto mourn her death ??

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