FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Using outdated laws to prevent the displaying of posters

The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) – Sri Lanka has received information that 24 individuals have been arrested in the last few months for pasting posters and stresses that using outdated sections of the penal code to arrest and press charges against activists can be considered as an attack on the freedom of expression.

December 4, 2010

Chamal sad over unruly behaviour

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa yesterday expressed regret over the unruly behaviour of some MPs in the House.He sought the co-operation of all MPs to maintain the dignity and decorum of the House and asked them to conduct themselves in an exemplary manner.

December 4, 2010

LASANTHA WICKREMATUNGA MURDER CASE TAKEN UP FOR 38TH TIME

December 04, 2010: Submitting a report yesterday, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) told the Mount Lavinia court that the case pertaining to the assassination of veteran journalist Lasantha, a veteran journalist Lasantha Wickrematunga had been handed over to the Terrorist Investigation Division(TID).

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