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Daily Mirror stops journalists from covering Jaffna protest

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The Daily Mirror newspaper stopped its journalists from covering a protest organised by the Jaffna Press Club, condemning the ongoing repression of journalists in the North, the Sinhala paper Ravaya reported.

“Advisor to the Jaffna Media Association, R. Thayaparan said that seven journalists had asked permission to participate in the protest from the Human Resources Department of the Head Office, which had informed them that if they were to attend, they needed to resign from their jobs,” Ravaya said.

See translation and original article in Sinhalese here.
–  Tamil Gaurdian

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