Building peace in the minds of men and women

UNESCO observatory of killed journalists - Sri Lanka

Number of recorded killings in 2022 : 0

Member States' responses to UNESCO DG's request for information on judicial follow-up in last 3 years

201920202021
UNESCO DG request sent111
Member state response received on status of judicial enquiry444
Name Gender Date killed Nationality Judicial enquiry status DG condemnation Member State response *
Lasantha Wickrematunga Male 08/01/2009 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Rashmi Mohamed Male 06/10/2008 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Isaivizhi Chempiyan Male 27/11/2007 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Suresh Linbiyo Male 27/11/2007 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
T. Tharmalingam Male 27/11/2007 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Sinnathamby Sivamaharajah Male 20/08/2006 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Sampath Lakmal de Silva Male 01/07/2006 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Bastian George Sagayathas (Suresh) Male 02/05/2006 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Rajaratnam Ranjith Male 02/05/2006 Sri Lankan Ongoing/Unresolved Link Link
Relangi Selvarajah Female 12/08/2005 Sri Lankan Link Link
Dharmeratnam Taraki Sivara Male 28/04/2005 Sri Lankan
Iyer Balanadarajah Male 16/08/2004 Sri Lankan Link Link