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May 18, 2010 Comments Off

Sri Lanka is now rated the 4th most dangerous place in the world for journalists. More than fifteen journalists are believed to have been killed there since 2006. These include Lasantha Wickrematunge, the

January 15, 2010 Comments Off

The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice welcomes the awarding of bail to Tamil journalist J.S Tissainayagam, who has been serving a 20 year gaol term for writing articles critical of the

September 12, 2009 Comments Off

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights listed Sri Lanka with Afghanistan, Colombia, Congo, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen as countries where there are “grave violations of international human rights and humanitarian law”

September 1, 2009 Comments Off

To commemorate Press Freedom Day in May 2009, President Obama expressed his support for the “brave men and women of the press who labour to expose truth”. Noting the oppression and abuse they