Rashmi Mohamed

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Lots of talk but little progress in Sri Lanka over journalist murders

January 9, 2018 3:16 PM ET

It was the police line-up from hell. Forget all those "Law and Order" scenes where a victim stands anonymously behind a one-way mirror. Sri Lankan journalist Namal Perera had to stand eyeball-to-eyeball with 42 army intelligence officers in April,...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Sri Lanka

February 10, 2009 12:12 AM ET

A 2002 cease-fire between the predominantly Sinhalese government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which claims territory for an ethnic Tamil homeland, was abandoned in January. Ethnic Tamil journalists perceived as supporting independence have long been under murderous...

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In Sri Lanka, CPJ saddened by death of journalist

October 6, 2008 4:52 PM ET

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...

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Rashmi Mohamed

October 6, 2008 12:00 AM ET

Mohamed, a provincial correspondent for Sirasa TV, was covering the opening ceremony of the new office of the United National Party (UNP) in Anuradhapura when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. The blast apparently came from a member of...

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