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Continued impunity: Journalist killings unresolved in 2016

By Groundviews - Tue Nov 01, 10:33 pm

Featured image courtesy VikalpaSL Flickr.

In 2016, Sri Lanka was removed from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Impunity Index.

Each year, CPJ reviews countries for a 10-year period. If there are five or more unsolved cases, the country remains on the index.

Sri Lanka has only four unsolved cases dating from September 2006 to 2016, and so was removed from CPJ’s list.

2016 has also seen some progress made in the cases of several prominent journalists….

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