Prageeth Eknaligoda

Journalist, Author


Who is Prageeth Eknaligoda?

Prageeth Eknaligoda is a cartoonist, political analyst and journalist. He was reported missing on January 24, 2010 - two days before the presidential polls in Sri Lanka. He actively participated in the presidential campaign of common opposition candidate Sarath Fonseka while working as a freelance journalist for a pro-opposition website and as a political columnist for Colamba newspaper. Members of his family believe he has been abducted by pro-government supporters, a charge that was denied by the government of Sri Lanka. Amnesty International has released information regarding circumstances of his disappearance, and circumstances of an alleged abduction of him, in 2009. Reporters without borders has issued a statement concerning him. The investigation is being led by the Colombo Crimes Division.

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on July 23, 2013


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