FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Army media unit threatens two journalists serving foreign media

It is reported that Maj. Mahinda, an officer of the Army media unit has threatened the photographer of the Reuters Dinuke Liyanawatta and Eranga Jayawardene, photographer of the French News service (AFP) with death.

December 19, 2010

Jaffna academics’ confab hauled out

A conference organized by a group of non-governmental organisations and intellectuals in Jaffna to discuss development in the north and east over the weekend was called off yesterday, after Jaffna Mayor Yogeshwari Patkunaraja cancelled the booking for the hall at the last minute.

December 19, 2010

Why do so many journalists beat the drums of war and peddle propaganda?…

John Pilger has clear views about the duty of journalists. True to form, his latest film pulls no punches. He talks to us on the eve of its release.

December 19, 2010
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