For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
The Free Media Movement (FMM) expresses its serious concern on opinions stated by national and international human rights organisations on a list in circulation under the heading of “media activists, institutional heads and international outreach”.
Media activists in Sri Lanka have vowed to continue protests until the media freedom is established in the war battered nation.
In a protest in Colombo to mark the first anniversary since the assassination of Sunday Leader editor, Lasantha Wickramathunga, the activists accused the government of deliberately not taking action against murder suspects.
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 05:27 GMT] A group consisting 27 media persons from the South brought to Jaffna by the Peace Congress Sunday told media in Jaffna that after … Continue reading
by Don Asoka Wijewardena UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena said yesterday that he had handed over a detailed report on the killing and harassment of Sri Lankan journalists to the … Continue reading
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says ongoing interrogation of journalistsí leaders in Sri Lanka is a bullying tactic that only serves to highlight an intolerance of freedom of expression … Continue reading