For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
The staff of Rivira Media Corporation are shell-shocked at the decision by the new management of the newspaper group to stop the salary of Rivira Founding Editor Upali Tennakoon. Tennakoon who has been in exile in the United States after he and his wife were brutally attacked by unidentified gunmen on motorbikes in January last year, is set to return to Sri Lanka in August this year, even though his attackers are yet to be brought to book.
The Attorney General (AG) of Sri Lanka has informed the Supreme Court that a senior military officer was involved in the assassination of Sunday Leader Editor, Lasantha Wickramathunga.
by T. Sabaratnam ( Bottom Line) Friday‚Äôs attack on Rivira Editor Upali Tennakoon shook me. That delivered the message that Lasantha Wickrematunge‚Äôs brutal slaying was not an isolated event. MTV, … Continue reading
By Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Jan 23 (Reuters) — A Sri Lankan editor was stabbed in the face and beaten by a gang of assailants on motorcyles as he drove to … Continue reading