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Tamil Tiger Financier Jailed

May 15, 2010 3:06:43 PM - thesundayleader.lk
By Gerry Bellett, Vancouver Sun Former refugee Prapaharan Thambithurai was sentenced to six months in jail Friday after pleading guilty to raising money for the Tamil Tigers, a terrorist group dedicated to creating a separate Tamil state in Sri Lanka. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Robert Powers said he realized such a sentence would not deter fanatics from fundraising for terrorist groups but [...]