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Sri Lanka: Journalists threatened whilst documenting appropriation of Tamil land

Journalists who went to report on the preemptive surveying of private Tamil land that was in a land appropriation dispute in court, were threatened by the Sri Lankan navy on Friday. Threats were made to the journalists as they attempted to photograph and document the Sri Lankan navy surveying private Tamil land that the government was in the process of appropriating, reports Uthayan. “This is our region, you cannot take photographs within this,” warned navy personnel, whilst taking photographs of the journalists

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