Assassinated Tamil Diaspora activist remembered

Thursday November 08, 2018

Today marks the sixth death anniversary of Nadarajah Matheenthiran alias Parithy, a senior Tamil Diaspora political activist.

 

Parithy was mid-ranking commander of the LTTE before leaving for France in 1991, and settling there.

 

In 2003, he became the head of Tamil Co-ordinating Committee (TCC), the largest grassroot Tamil Diaspora organisation in France.

 

Parithy was assassinated in Paris on the night of 08.11.2012 by suspected Sri Lankan paramilitary operatives.