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Daily Mirror stops journalists from covering Jaffna protest

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

Sri Lanka media minister failed to provide info on webcensorship to the Paliament

The Minister of Mass Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella at the parliament yesterday (June 06) was careful not to reveal the identities of those...

Sri Lanka: theindependent.lk complaints to HRC over blockade

After the complaint was made Editor of theindependent.lk website, Subhash Jayawardhana, lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission today (29) that the website...

Sri Lanka: Petition to HRC on blocking websites

Political leaders and journalists leaving the NHRC after the complaint A petition was handed over to the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRC)...

Sri Lanka: ‘The Independent’ web site too blocked by internet service providers

Internet Service Providers - Dialog and Etisalat has imposed an access control over the news website www.theindependent.lk within the country. The block has been...

Sri Lanka: Police remove film cutouts of opposition politician

MP Ramanayaka as Ranja On an order by the political authorities, police have removed the big cuouts erected in front of Ritz Cinema in...

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksas have banned 5 news websites – UNP

The Rajapaksa regime has yet again demonstrated its callous disrespect for democratic practices, by banning five popular websites without giving any regard to the...

Sri Lanka Government blocks Sri Lanka Mirror website again

Internet Service Providers in Sri Lanka have blocked direct access to the website - 'Sri Lanka Mirror'.The site has been blocked since this morning...

Sri Lanka: Police ( PSD) wants to drop ‘exposes the enthronement of injustice and the lawless Kings’ form a film cutout

Rathupaswala RanjaAn individual who claimed that he is from the Presidential security division had arrived with a group of police officers and threatened the...

“Crowd Censoring”: Tamil nationalist groups are again displaying an intolerant streak- Editorial, The Hindu

Tamil nationalist groups are again displaying an intolerant streak. They want Madras Café, a film loosely based on the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, to...

Congress should respond to opinions Madras Cafe has its backing: BJP

Chennai: The controversy surrounding actor John Abraham's bilingual flick 'Madras Cafe' assumed more political overtones on Wednesday, with BJP asking Congress to respond to...

Female Journalists Walk on Eggshells in Sri Lanka

Dilrukshi Handunnetti holds the wallet containing the media accreditation card of slain journalist and editor Lasantha Wickrematunge. Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS  ...
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