FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Adult websites, films banned

In yet another move to crackdown on pornographic material in the country, the Juvenile Court yesterday ordered a ban on 107 porn websites and local movies with adult content, officials said.

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August 25, 2010

SC Discharges Lanka Editor

The Supreme Court today (25) warned and discharged the Editor of the Lanka Irida newspaper, Chandana Sirimalwatte from the alleged contempt of court charges and ordered him to publish a correction on a news item which appeared in the newspaper in June this year.

August 25, 2010

Cultural and psychological attack on Tamils in Jaffna

A Tamil diaspora visitor who recently went to see the archaeological site at Kantharoadai in the heart of Jaffna peninsula found all signboards in the site in Sinhalicized Sinhala

August 25, 2010