Through a comment emailed to the Groundviews, former President of Sri Lanka Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga reacts to the brutal murder of Lasantha Wickremetunge, Editor in Chief of the Sunday Leader a few days ago.
She responds to a comment by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Dayan Jayatilleka, who noted earlier on Groundviews that “Lasantha had guts, which is more than I can say for the cowardly barbarians who murdered this unarmed man.”
Read her pithy response, published exclusively on Groundviews here.
Read Dayan Jayatilleke’s riposte to ChandrikaÂ Kumaratunga’s comment here. Â
Please follow the debate as it evolvesÂ here.