The US authorities today denied permission to director and Naam Thamizhar Iyakkam chief Seeman to enter the country when he landed at New York airport to attend a conclave organised by World Tamil Forum.
A press release from Naam Thamizhar Iyakkam condemned the at of the US authorities.
The release added that Seeman was invited to attend the Tamil conference and he obtained prior permission from the US government for his travel. However when he landed at the airport in the wee hours of today, the authorities at the airport denied him permission to enter the country.
They informed that he is known for his proximity to the banned terrorist organisation LTTE and allowing him inside the country would be detrimental to the peace of the land, the release said and added, 'this is a blow to individual freedom and freedom of thought'.