08 January 2009

SRI LANKA AT WAR Sri Lankan editor shot dead [news story]

Excerpt: The editor of a Sri Lankan newspaper, strongly critical of the government, has been shot dead by armed men, police have said. Lasantha Wickramatunga, editor of the Sunday Leader newspaper, was killed on Thursday as he drove to his office in the capital Colombo.
Article: "Sri Lankan editor shot dead"
Source: Al Jazeera English
Picture from Reuters, originally captioned: The Sunday Leader exposed privatisation deals that were later overturned in court
Link to Full Story: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009186338574412.html

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