Thursday, January 8, 2009

Sri Lanka President condemns the killing of Lasantha Wickramatunga

Colombo, 08 January, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka President has condemned the killing of Lasantha Wickramatunga, Editor of The Sunday Leader, which took place today.

In a statement President Mahinda Rajapakse pointed out that "This heinous crime points to the grave dangers faced by the democratic social order of our country, and the existence of forces that will go to the furthest extremes in using terror and criminality to damage our social fabric and bring disrepute to the country." Full Text