FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

What ethics do the Media which propped the LTTE know? -Media Minister asks in fury

he Media and information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella addressing the media today (19) to brief them on the weekly cabinet decisions at the State information dept. Auditorium, when answering a question posed by the media, asked what ethics do the media which props the LTTE know?

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August 20, 2010

Neth journalist who revealed an illegal racket attacked

Journalist Mahasen Rupasinghe attached to Neth FM has been attacked after he exposed on radio an illegal coconut husk charcoal manufacturing operation that was being carried out in the Weliweriya, posing a great problem to residents in the area.

August 20, 2010

UNP wants The Island summoned before privileges Committee

Chief Opposition whip MP John Amaratunga, raising a privilege issue in Parliament yesterday, demanded that the Speaker summon ‘The Island’ and other newspapers which published a statement made by ruling party MP A. H. M. Azwer.

August 20, 2010