FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Journalists need to declare their assets

Journalists will need to declare their assets in future, Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said. The Minister said that a special committee will be appointed to look at a system under … Continue reading

February 23, 2013

Sri Lankan media ignores Indian reactions

 R. K. Radhakrishnan Sri Lankan media largely ignored the sensation created in India and elsewhere in the world, after the publication of new pictures which suggested that Tamil Tiger chief … Continue reading

February 21, 2013

FREE MEDIA MOVEMENT CONDEMNS ATTACK ON SUNDAY LEADER JOURNALIST FARAZ SHAUKATALY

The Free Media Movement expresses deep concern over the attack on  Sunday Leader journalist, Faraz Shaukataly at his residence off Hotel Road in Mount Lavinia, Colombo,  and demands that the … Continue reading

February 19, 2013

BBC journalists detained and abused by Bodu Bala Sena

BBC News Charles Haviland was among the journalists detained briefly As we finished filming at the rally, our three-member BBC team and driver were seriously threatened with violence by some … Continue reading

February 18, 2013

Gunmen shoot Sri Lanka investigative journalist

(Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen shot and seriously wounded a Sri Lankan investigative journalist, colleagues and officials said on Saturday, prompting condemnation from the United Nations’ top human rights official. Three … Continue reading

February 16, 2013

Print Media in Jaffna: Latest Victims of Media Suppression in Sri Lanka

Suppression of media has been endemic to Sri Lankan political history since independence but however analyzing the last few decades the Centre for Human Rights and Research (CHR) & Campaign … Continue reading

February 13, 2013

Major General Hathurusinghe warns TNA over media reports

The Jaffna Security Forces (SF) Commander, Mahinda Hathurusinghe, has threatened legal action against the Jaffna District Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian and the Uthayan newspaper publisher, E. Saravanabawan, for false … Continue reading

February 12, 2013

Psychology war against media by government – Saravanabawan MP

Photo – MP saravanabavan visits the media worker at hospital “Thinakural” press was scorched and once again activities advanced to crush the voice of democracy. In this manner, the press … Continue reading

February 9, 2013

Attacks on media escalate in Jaffna, newspapers burnt by alleged SL military squad

A newspaper distributor who was on his way to Vadamaraadchi through Jaffna – Point Pedro Road to distribute the copies of the Jaffna edition of Tamil daily Thinakkural was attacked … Continue reading

February 7, 2013
February 2013
M T W T F S S
« Jan   Mar »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728  

Twitter Updates

  • ස්ත්‍රීන්ට මත්පැන් විකිනීම, මිලදී ගැනිම තහනම් කළ ජනාධිපති ඇතුළු අමාත්‍ය මණ්ඩලය ශ්‍රී ලංකා ව්‍යවස්ථාවේ පහත ජේදය ගැන… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 days ago