FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

Student unions banned

7 March 2011 Student unions and their activities had been banned in the Sabaragamuwa University from March 24, a student union said. A student union member of the university said … Continue reading

March 27, 2011

Using outdated laws to prevent the displaying of posters

The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) – Sri Lanka has received information that 24 individuals have been arrested in the last few months for pasting posters and stresses that using outdated sections of the penal code to arrest and press charges against activists can be considered as an attack on the freedom of expression.

December 4, 2010

Police obstruction on media men (see photo)

Police was obstructing the journalists who were covering the leaflets distribution by the Inter University Students’ Union (IUSF) educating the masses in front of the Fort Railway Station today (03).

November 3, 2010
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