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BBC reporter prevented from travelling to north


LankaNewsWeb reliably learns that Sri Lanka’s BBC correspondent Charles Haviland is not allowed by the government to visit Jaffna to cover a cultural festival.

Charles Haviland has requested permission to visit Jaffna during this week end but he is still waiting for the permission.

He has sought permission to travel to the north to cover “Jaffna Music Festival” which under way at the Jaffna Municipal Ground.
The government has not given any reason to hold the BBC reporter’s application to visit Jaffna.

Lanka News Web

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