Carrying of registration form of SIM cards at all times made compulsory following ‘Chinese advice’ Labels: China, Gotabhaya Rajapakse, TRC
The Defence Ministry has released a statement that everyone should carry the registration form received for SIM cards from the respective mobile phone operators at all times from next year and that they should be submitted security personnel if and when requested.
2009 recipient of the prestigious Peter Mackler Award, Tamil journalist J.S. Tissainayagma, who was incarcerated in Sri Lanka prison for his writing, and was unable to receive the award in 2009, spoke at the 2010 Award ceremony held Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.
he first of two trials against leading Sri Lankan newspaper, The Sunday Leader, started in Colombo yesterday, 19 October 2010, with Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa – who is the brother of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa – seeking one billion Sri Lankan rupees (LKR) (approx. 6.5 million Euros) in damages for articles published in 2008.