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Singer M.I.A. speaks during the 51st Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Open quoteBeing the only Tamil in the Western media, I have a really great opportunity to sort of bring forward what's going on in Sri Lanka.Close quote

  • the Oscar-nominated rapper known as M.I.A.; some Sri Lankans have accused her of being an apologist for the separatist Tamil Tiger rebels fighting in the country's long-running civil war
Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images | Source: International Herald Tribune