The Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression awards honour those who have made outstanding contributions to the promoting of free expression. This year, the Sunday Leader is shortlisted for the Guardian Journalism Award. Richly deserved.
Citizen journalism on Groundviews and Vikalpa’s YouTube channel interrogates assassination of Lasantha Wickremetunge
The Editor in Chief of the Sunday Leader and one of Sri Lanka’s best known journalists Lasantha Wickremetunge was murdered on 8th January 2009 en route to work. He was beaten and shot repeatedly and succumbed to his injuries in hospital. The first post on Groundviews on the assassination can be read here. Lasantha was […]