FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

APPEAL TO MEDIA ON CRITIQUES ABOUT NGOS – NPC

Natioanl Peace council – Sri Lanka Media Release In recent months there has been a systematic campaign in sections of the media to bring a few NGOs that work in … Continue reading

April 12, 2011

SRI LANKA: Persecuting of NGOS under the pretext of prosecutions

These days there is considerable discussion about investigations into some NGOs in Sri Lanka. The president himself is talking in public about this issue and already implying that there is … Continue reading

March 31, 2011

NGOs to be removed

The government is prepared to order NGO’s who are linked with funding the LTTE, to shut down and have their officials deported, Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratna told Daily Mirror online.

August 22, 2010

Government to monitor NGOs

The government said today that there must be a surveillance mechanism to monitor the funds and activities of NGOs to ensure that they do not work against the government, a senior government minister said.

March 10, 2010

The fate of a “free” media movement

2009-11-11 | 12.05 PM The closure of the head office maintained by the Free Media Movement (FMM) and several other media organizations has resulted in the FMM losing an office … Continue reading

November 11, 2009

Head of Norwegian NGO deported

( http://colombotoday.com/english/articles/NEWS/Head-Norwegian-NGO-deported/2993.htm) The head of Norwegian NGO FORUT was deported last night (May 30) for her involvement with the LTTE and indulging in activities inimical to the sovereignty and independence … Continue reading

June 1, 2009
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