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Body of the journalist killed for criticizing government to be exhumed

By www.asianews.it - Tue Sep 27, 4:28 am

Lasantha Wickrematunge was killed in 2009 in broad daylight on his way to work. He had been a stalwart critic of the corruption of the government led by President Rajapaksa, human rights violations and the war against the Tamil Tigers. His tomb is guarded, to prevent retaliation of his killers who are still at large.

 

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