We issued this statement today after learning of the death of Rashmi Mohamed, a provincial correspondent for Sirasa TV. He was one of 27 people who died when a suspected rebel suicide bomber blew himself up today inside a crowded opposition party office in
“We join with our Sri Lankan colleagues and the family of Rashmi Mohamed in mourning his death. It is saddening to lose a journalist while they are doing their job, but it is a reminder of the dangers that they face in countries like Sri Lanka where violence has become so commonplace,” said
Bob Dietz, CPJ’s Asia program coordinator.