For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Books and boycotts in Galle – The Boycotte debate

IN the hierarchy of protests, the easiest one is the boycott: it requires you to do nothing at all, and leaves you with an easy conscience. All you need to do is not go somewhere, or refuse to buy something.

February 2, 2011

Arson attack on Lanka E-News — An attack on society

The premises of Lanka E-News, a well know website which has suffered several attacks in recent times has been set on fire in the early morning of January 31. According to reports the equipment and the premises where the website was maintained has been destroyed.

February 2, 2011

Setting fire to ‘Lanka-e-News’ within two weeks of the President stating before media heads that he would take steps regarding web sites raises serious doubts and the President headed by the government should make a statement to the country says the President of the Media Employees Trade Union Dharmasiri Lankapeli.

February 2, 2011