Subramaniyam Sugitharajah

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Getting Away With Murder

April 17, 2012 12:01 AM ET

CPJ’s 2012 Impunity Index spotlights countrieswhere journalists are slain and killers go free...

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Attacks on the Press 2006: Sri Lanka

February 5, 2007 11:10 AM ET

SRI LANKA Hopes that the Sri Lankan government and Tamil rebels would be able to salvage their crumbling cease-fire were dashed in 2006. By September, the military and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were again locked in combat...

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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: Tamil newspaper editor killed in Jaffna

August 21, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 21, 2006—A Tamil newspaper editor and former member of parliament was killed outside his home on the besieged Jaffna Peninsula late Sunday, international and local media reported. Sinnathamby Sivamaharajah, managing director of the Tamil-language Namathu Eelanadu newspaper...

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In Sri Lanka, two killed in attack on Tamil newspaper

May 2, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 2, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s attack on the Tamil-language daily Uthayan. Editor N. Vithayatharan confirmed to CPJ that five masked gunmen killed two employees and wounded at least two others, one seriously, when they...

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Tamil journalist gunned down in Sri Lanka

January 24, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 24, 2006—An unidentified gunman killed Tamil journalist Subramaniyam Sugitharajah as the reporter was on his way to work this morning in the eastern port town of Trincomalee. Colleagues believe he was killed for his journalism. The Committee...

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