FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

US reminds Lanka on media freedom

The United States has reminded the Sri Lankan government that support for media freedom was one of the many recommendations of the LLRC report and a component of the recent … Continue reading

April 16, 2013

Sirasa ( MTV/MBC media network) lodges complaint with the police

Photo: Pro govt hooligans attack Sirasa HQ in 2008 The MTV and MBC network (Sirasa)  has received information of a possible attack on its journalists. An official of the network … Continue reading

April 16, 2013

Uthayan newspaper offcie attacked by gunmen

Early morning incident – printing machine scorched, press set on fire by unknown group this morning. An attack is again executed against the “Udayan” daily newspaper published from Jaffna today in … Continue reading

April 14, 2013

UNHCR urged to prevent refugee journalist’s expulsion from UAE

She is one of a group of 19 Sri Lankan refugees who are under threat of being deported from the UAE by 11 April. “In the light of recent developments … Continue reading

April 10, 2013

Media organisations condemn attack on Uthayan office while police fail to do their duty

Media organisations, political parties and civil rights movements condemned this week’s attack on an Uthayan newspaper office in Kilinochchi, as police failed to make a breakthrough in the investigations. Six … Continue reading

April 6, 2013

Sri Lanka newspaper office attacked, five workers hurt

By N. Parameswaran JAFFNA, Sri Lanka |(Reuters) – An unidentified group of people attacked an office of a Tamil-language newspaper that is critical of the government in Sri Lanka and … Continue reading

April 4, 2013

Killinochchi ‘Udayan’ News Paper Office attacked

The Killinochchi office of the ‘Udayan’ newspaper published in Jaffna has been attacked by an unknown group today (3rd) say reports. Four persons preparing newspapers to be distributed have been … Continue reading

April 3, 2013

Sunday Leader journalist questioned by police

Sunday Leader journalist Raisa Wickrematunge was yesterday questioned by the police who had visited her residence with an arrest warrant, over a series of articles she had written during an … Continue reading

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