For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
The Attorney General (AG) of Sri Lanka has informed the Supreme Court that a senior military officer was involved in the assassination of Sunday Leader Editor, Lasantha Wickramathunga.
A ‘Sathyagraha’ on the theme ‘Protect the right to know the truth’ to protest against the media repression of the government was held opposite Fort Railway Station today (30th) morning. (see photos form Lanka Truth)
The Colombo Magistrate yesterday allowed the TID to further detain the two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Sunday Leader editor. Lasantha Wickrematunga, the abduction, intimidation and attempted murder of The Nation’s former deputy editor Keith Noyahr and attacks on and attempted murder of Rivira chief editor, Upali Tennakoon.