For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
(February 26, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)
Sri Lanka’s independent media coming under continuous threat intimidation and arson attack. Freedom of Expression has become a very significant issue and the Government tries to keep the Independent Media silence. Police investigations are leading to nowhere.
Richard De Zoysa was an unbiased Journalist, poet, playwright, actor, human rights activist and a broadcaster. His 21st death anniversary was fallen on last week on February 18th. Similarly, I happened to read a well crafted Article published in Asian Tribune News site on 20th February about Richard titled-Vacuum left by Richard-An Elegy and I wanted to expose the media hypocrisy over Richard’s death by, self proclaimed Editor who says he stick on the Ethic of Journalism, Victor Ivan of the Sinhala editorial “Ravaya”.