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What of Attacks on Journalists in the North? -TNA MP

The owner of the Uthayan newspaper, Tamil National Alliance member and parliamentarian E Saravanbavan queried as to why the Government was only investigating the...

Journalists Removed From Jaffna Public Consultation on Resettlement

Journalists were forced out from a public consultative meeting about resettlement at the Jaffna District Secretariat on Monday. Despite being invited to a public consultation...

Media groups protest against SL military’s shadow war

Following the SL military sabotage against Tamil journalists, who were on their way to attend a workshop held in Colombo on Friday, 25 July,...

Jaffna: North and South Journalists protest media suppression

Jaffna 31 July 2014: Nearly 200 journalists andcivil activists joined together in a protest campaign against the attacks, intimidations and harassments faced by journalists...

Blow-by-Blow: A Tamil journalist’s nightmare

By Mayoorapriyan-- It was last Friday  the 25 July. We, a group of journalists, were asked to come to Jaffna Media Press Club from where ...

Unending impunity for freedom of speech and assembly violations in SL

The United States is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend. The eventual...

Police summons 7 Tamil journalists who protested for questioning

Journalists who protested against military intimidation have been called for questioning tomorrow by the Omanthai police, reports a journalist at Yarl Thinakkural, a Jaffna...

Jaffna Journalists thrown out of Court by a mob

Journalists covering the rape case, of two pre-teenage school girls, allegedly by Navy personnel, were thrown out of the Jaffna Courthouse by a group...

Let’s stand together; Death threats will not deter us –FMM

By Sunil Jayasekara - We, the Free Media Movement (FMM) and  Sri Lanka Tamil Media Alliance (SLMTA)  are here to day to inform you about...

Analysis: The assault on freedom of expression in Sri Lanka

Burnt newspapers lie on the ground after an attack on the printing press office of the Tamil-language Uthayan newspaper in Jaffna, Sri...

Military personals carried out attack against people engage in hunger strike at Waligamam North; Photo journalists assaulted

MIlitary dismantled  the the Uthyan journalist's camera 15 February 2013People together with politicians engage in hunger strike protest on demanding to release lands and...

Attacks on media escalate in Jaffna, newspapers burnt by alleged SL military squad

A newspaper distributor who was on his way to Vadamaraadchi through Jaffna - Point Pedro Road to distribute the copies of the Jaffna edition...
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