By Colombo Telegraph-
This meeting is being organized by the Platform for Freedom, a coalition of civil society organizations and public spirited citizens.
Lasantha Wickrematunge was assassinated on 8th January, 2009 at a High Security Zone in Colombo. Even after 3 years the perpetrators of this heinous crime have not been brought to justice.
The Meeting will be addressed by the Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Mr. Mano Ganesan (Civil Monitoring Commission), Dr. Nimalka Fernando (Women’s Political Academy), Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu (Centre for Policy Alternatives), Mr. J. C, Weliamuna (Lawyers for Democracy), Mr. Sudarshana Gunawardana (Rights Now), Mr. Britto Fernando (Families of the Disappeared), Mr. K. W. Janaranjana (Ravaya Newspaper), Mr. Chandragptha Thenuwara (Citizen’s Rights), Mr. Sunil Jayasekera (Free Media Movement) and Mr. Herman Kumara (Land Forum)
*Platform for Freedom is a coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Sri Lanka established in January 2009 to campaign for Right to Live and Freedom of Expression with the participation of trade unions, media organizations and political parties.