For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
Hundreds of journalists, media rights activitists, trade unionists and politicians staged a protest near the Lipton Circus yesterday against the Police attack on journalists last Thursday at the Higher Education Ministry.
Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) and media rights groups staged a protest demonstration at Lipton Circus in Colombo Tuesday against police assault on media persons covering the protest march of IUSF Thursday in Colombo.
On the 10th anniversary of Tamil journalist Mayilvaganam Nimalarajanís murder in the northern city of Jaffna, Reporters Without Borders reiterates its hope that the Sri Lankan government will finally relaunch the police investigation into his death.
A media watchdog on Tuesday demanded justice for a Sri Lankan journalist killed 10 years ago and called for an end to impunity for those linked to the government.
Sri Lanka Police obstructed a peaceful protest organized by Inter University Student’s Federation on 14th Oct 2010, assaulted number of students brutally and arrested 21 students.
Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS) remember and honour the ultimate sacrifice Nimalarajan made for freedom of expression. Ten years ago today, Nimalarajan was shot dead in the middle of a High Security Zone in the Northern Jaffna peninsula during curfew hours