For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
NfR expresses its deep concern that a peaceful march by the main opposition political party UNP has come under violent attack in the presence of sizeable police force. We also express our concern that journalists covering the event have been attacked by politically motivated thugs.
The Free Media Movement condemns the attack onmedia persons and opposition politicians this afternoon, in Colombo, as the President and officials celebrated Sri Lanka’s Independence Day in Kataragama. A gang … Continue reading
February 04, 2011: An organised gang attacked the protest rally organised by the United National Party (UNP) at Punchi Borella a little while ago. According to Newsfirst reporters, a gang … Continue reading