FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

The news item carried out by media favourable to the government that the printing press that prints ‘Niyamuwa,’ the main organ of the JVP has been sealed is a fabrication spread with malicious intentions said a spokesman for the JVP.

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September 9, 2010

FR Petition By The JVP ( right to protest)

The JVP today (9) filed a fundamental rights (FR) petition in the Supreme Court over the arrest of its members in Galle on August 12.

September 9, 2010

Mervyn Warns The Media

A day after being re-appointed as Deputy Highways Minister, Mervyn Silva has reportedly warned the media at a function in Kelaniya today (9).

September 9, 2010

Arrested for printing

A printer of a placard with digitally manipulated image of President Mahinda Rajapaksa was arrested by Mirihana Police yesterday.

September 9, 2010

“The house was raided by the Police yesterday night and they confiscated a large haul of posters that were to be used against the 18th Amendment,” JVP media unit said.

September 9, 2010
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