Sampath Lakmal

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Sri Lanka: Veteran Tamil journalist feared abducted

August 29, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 29, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by reports that veteran Sri Lankan journalist Nadarajah Guruparan is missing and feared abducted in Colombo today. The Free Media Movement, a local press group, reported that Guruparan,...

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Sri Lanka: Freelance Journalist Shot Dead

July 5, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 5, 2006 — The body of freelance reporter Sampath Lakmal, a contributor to the Sinhala-language weekly Sathdina, was found in a southern suburb of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo on Sunday. He had been shot after leaving his...

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