For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
Living incognito since May 2009, the TamilNet chief correspondent who reported from Vanni during the war, reached a free country this week. He was just 24 when he joined TamilNet. He didnít know much English.
The government is prepared to order NGOís who are linked with funding the LTTE, to shut down and have their officials deported, Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratna told Daily Mirror online.
Puththa’lam Magistrate Monday ordered further remand till June 30 for a Sinhalese civilian Amarasingha Chandana when he was produced from prison on a charge that he was carrying a photograph of LTTE leader Velupillai Pirapaharan.
According to unpublished research report of the Free Media Movement of Sri Lanka 108 media and cultural workers have been killed in Sri Lanka during 1981 and 2008. 1981 is … Continue reading
By T. Farook Thajudeen Colombo Chief Magistrate Nishantha Hapuarachchi relaxed bail conditions imposed on two Doctors who were alleged to have canvassed false information of an alleged genocide of Tamils … Continue reading
By Tisaranee Gunasekara ďWar is the health of the state. It automatically sets in motion throughout society those irresistible forces for uniformity, for passionate co-operation with the Government into coercing … Continue reading
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 “Any responsible political organization must explain to the people why they had to resort to such brutal eliminations of their critics. The JVP has failed to … Continue reading
(Lanka-e-News, 04.June.2009, 8.30PM) Minister of Media and Information Anura Priyadarshana Yapa says that he has not received a list of the journalists that have been under LTTE pay list although … Continue reading
Stewart Bell, National Post Published:†Thursday, May 07, 2009 The road up Sri Lanka’s northern coast passes through fishing villages where men haul nets and dump their catch into wicker baskets, … Continue reading
Sri Lanka’s Defence Spokesperson, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella today (Apr 1) exposed another sleazy INGO directly supporting terrorism in Sri Lanka. Addressing the weekly media briefing at Media Centre for National … Continue reading
A photograph published by† http://www.lankaneweb.com is making ripples within the Lake House, state controlled media institution. The photograph shows Wijayani Edirisinghe† defense correspondent of state controlled† Sinhala language daily Dinamina … Continue reading
(DM 19th) The LTTE has hit out at the local English media saying it has largely ignored the killing of innocent Tamil civilians in Government declared “safe zones” in the … Continue reading