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December 30, 2009 Comments Off

In January 2009 Lasantha Wickrematunge, a prominent journalist and editor of a leading newspaper in Sri Lanka was assassinated. Anticipating his own death, he wrote an editorial, which was published three days after

September 16, 2009 Comments Off

Three government-employed physicians treated thousands of injured and dying patients during the final stages of Sri Lanka’s war, despite the risk to their own lives. Doctors Sathiyamoorthy, Shanmugarajah and Varatharajah coordinated with the

September 12, 2009 Comments Off

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights listed Sri Lanka with Afghanistan, Colombia, Congo, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen as countries where there are “grave violations of international human rights and humanitarian law”

September 1, 2009 Comments Off

To commemorate Press Freedom Day in May 2009, President Obama expressed his support for the “brave men and women of the press who labour to expose truth”. Noting the oppression and abuse they