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SRI LANKA, THE KILLING FIELDS OF JOURNALISTS

Lasantha Wickrematunge, the editor of the Sri Lankan weekly newspaper The Sunday Leader, was killed in Colombo last Thursday, 8 January 2009. As he was driving to work, four assassins on motorcycles stopped his car, smashed its windows with crowbars, and attacked him with sharp objects. The Paris-based media watchdog Reporters sans Frontieres (RSF) blamed…