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Sri Lanka Appoints a Relief Committee For Media & Journalists Suffered Under Rajapaksa

A special committee has been appointed under the directive of President Maithripala Sirisena to provide solutions to the grievances faced by journalists, Presidential Media Unit reports.

Accordingly, the journalists who suffer injustices, face disturbances and damages to their properties during their work as professional journalists from January 2005 to January 2015 will be provided with reliefs.

The Journalists who are victims of the injustice can submit all the data and information which can prove the injustice and losses suffered along with their professional identification to the Presidential Secretariat.

All the above mention information should send to: Mr. S.T. Kodikara, Additional Secretary to the President, Presidential Secretariat, Colombo on or before 15 June, 2016.

This is not an investigation committee to look in to violence unleashed by Rajapaksa regime, Free Media activist told SLB.  Reparation is necessary but finding the truth and providing justice is important form the point o f view of democratic governance and end impunity he emphasised.

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