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Another SL journalist flees

The associate editor of the Sunday Leader, fled Sri Lanka, reports the Free Media Movement on Thursday.

Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema has fled to an undisclosed country, after herself and family were held at knife-point by four masked men during a night time raid at her house on 24th August.

The men allegedly spent several hours looking through documents, before stealing some goods. However, the police and arm have deemed the incident as a burglary.

The former editor of the paper was assassinated in broad daylight in 2009.

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