FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

US to focus on Ekneligoda on May 3rd

Dinidu de Alwis The US State Department will focus on Sri Lanka’s missing cartoonist Prageeth Ekneligoda during the run up to the2012 World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), sources from the … Continue reading

April 30, 2012

Govt. Officials Forcefully Delete TV Visuals

Officials from the Urban Development Authority (UDA) forcefully detained a TV cameraman and a producer on Friday and deleted the visuals they had taken of some stalls being removed at … Continue reading

April 29, 2012

SLFP suspends disciplinary action against members

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to suspend disciplinary action against errant party members because of the lack of support from the party hierarchy for such action, a … Continue reading

April 19, 2012

CPJ Impunity Index – Sri Lanka

Deadly, unpunished violence against the press rose sharply in Pakistan and Mexico, continuing a dark, years-long trend in both nations, the Committee to Protect Journalists has found in its newly … Continue reading

April 19, 2012

Now criminal white Van trails behind artistes

Two of Sri Lanka’s popular artistes have been subjected to death threats , according to reports reaching Lanka e news. One of them who received threats is an artiste who … Continue reading

April 7, 2012

University dons claim new circular violates academic freedom

University teachers yesterday accused the government of violating their academic freedom through a new circular prohibiting State sector officials from attending additional meetings, seminars and lectures without prior approval from … Continue reading

April 6, 2012

Halt the Slander Campaign Against Sri Lanka’s Journalist Union Leader

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins partners and affiliates in condemning a campaign of slander and vilification that has been launched against the leader of the Sri Lanka Working … Continue reading

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