Sonali Samarasinghe

Sonali Samarasinghe is Lasantha Wickramatunga’s widow. A lawyer and senior journalist, she worked alongside her husband for over a decade before he was murdered on January 8, 2009.

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Lasantha--journalist, activist, citizen--deserves justice

January 19, 2011 3:56 PM ET

On January 13, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told Sri Lankan media his government had no evidence to continue an investigation into the murder of Sri Lankan editor Lasantha Wickramatunga. Rajapaksa made this comment in response to a question raised by Lasantha's brother Lal in the presence of about 60 media...

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