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Published in the (Sri) Lanka Standard on Jan. 8, 2012:
“Today marks the third death anniversary of Lasantha Wickrematunge a human rights journalist from Sri Lanka who fought fearlessly for the freedom of the press and relentlessly pursued what he believed was right. On January 8, 2009 he was brutally murdered by the Sri Lankan authorities for his journalism. … As we remember Lasantha and his work and other journalists and activists around the world who have paid the supreme price in the line of duty, I call upon the international community to urge Sri Lanka’s government to hold a proper independent investigation into Lasantha’s murder … .”
Statement by Sonali Samarasinghe, journalist and widow of Sri Lankan editor Lasantha Wickrematunge Read More 
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