FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Less anti-media violence in 2010 but more obstruction and self-censorship

Reporters Without Borders condemns the new forms of censorship and obstruction being used by government to prevent diverse and freely-reported media coverage of the situation in Sri Lanka. The fall in the number of physical attacks, threats and cases of imprisonment is to be welcomed, but it is worrying that the authorities are blocking the return of real editorial freedom.

December 31, 2010
July 2015
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