Jason Lindquist (jlindquist) wrote,
Jason Lindquist

And Then They Came For Me

Sri Lankan lawyer and journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga was assassinated a week ago on his way to work. The target of frequent death threats attributed to either government sympathizers or elements of the government itself, he left behind an editorial to be published posthumously. (That's the Google cache. The Sunday Leader's site comes and goes from the 'net, so the original isn't always available. Sadly, Wickrematunga considered Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa both his friend and responsible for his murder.

Coverage at HuffPo, Yahoo, and the Toronto Star.

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