FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

To protest against the threat to freedom of expression,NTUC organizes poster campaign on a human wall

The National Trade Union Center (NTUC) has organzied a unique poster campaign today (8) demanding a Rs. 10,000 salary increase for the working masses.

The NTUC has organized the poster campaign on a human wall as a mark of protest against the removal of posters demanding a salary increase by the police. The poster campaign on a human wall is to also protest against the threat to freedom of expression.

A Spokesperson for NTUC said the poster campaign on a human wall will be held at 12 noon today at the Borella junction.

The spokesperson said the poster campaign commenced on the 3rd by the NTUC had seen a large number of posters that were pasted on the boards put up by the authorities to paste posters being removed.

The NTUC claim that the poster campaign today would also be a protest against the threat to the freedom of expression in the country.

“Therefore, we decided to launch a poster campaign on a human wall,” he said.

He explained that posters demanding a salary hike would be pasted on a wall created by people at the Borella junction
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