For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
A private security guard was arrested after he is alleged to have manhandled and intimidated a provincial journalist attached to a private broadcasting corporation. According to a complaint made with … Continue reading
28 May 2011, 32-year-old Staff Correspondent of Uthayan Daily in Jaffna, S. Kavitharan, was attacked Saturday morning around 6:30 by a gang believed to be operated by a paramilitary group, … Continue reading
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 09 February 2011, 04:31 GMT] An unidentified group of assailants attacked the Chief Editor of the weekly Batticaloa newspaper ĎVaara Uraikalí with iron rods after throwing chilli powder … Continue reading
Lanka-e-News 08.Feb.Rahumathulla , the chief Editor of a Kathankudi weekly newspaper ‚ÄėVaara urikal‚Äô was attacked by an unidentified group with rods after throwing chillie powder on his face. Because this … Continue reading
Unidentified persons who arrived in a white van pulled out a Tamil journalist from a passenger vehicle travelling along Mannaar-Thalaimannaar road Thursday night around 8.30 and attacked him, according to a complaint lodged with the Mannaar Police.
A journalist working for the ĎLankaí newspaper who was campaigning for an art festival in Moneragala was assaulted by a group of thugs headed by a regional politician in the area this evening, Lanka Editor Chandana Sirimalwatte told Daily Mirror online.
The opposition yesterday expressed concern over the assault on Daily Mirror senior journalist Sandun Jayasekara, and urged the government to bring perpetrators to book as soon as possible.
A report is to be submitted to the Hatton Magistrate’s Court tomorrow pertaining to the incident where a security officer of the host of Shakthi TV’s Minnel programme, J. Shri Ranga was assaulted and injured in the Hatton town yesterday.
Residents of Angulana carried out a protest campaign this afternoon opposing the killing of two youths arrested by Anagulana police last night. The residents clashed with the police thrashing the … Continue reading