Category: News

TISL News

07

Sep2009
The journalists associations are contemplating to form a broader alliance in the near future to meet the challenges faced by the Media as a single front. Free Media Movement has summoned a meeting on Wednesday to discuss forging a common understanding in regard to this endeavor and to discuss what action ... Read More
September 7, 2009haritha

02

Sep2009
Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives Dr. Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu was detained and questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and later released at the Bandaranayaka International Airport upon his return to Colombo from United States early this morning. Upon his arrival at  the  Airport  CID officials questioned him  for ... Read More
September 2, 2009haritha

02

Sep2009
Source: The Island The Foreign Ministry yesterday dismissed reports that a presidential pardon at the executive level on the Tissainayagam verdict was possible. A ministry spokesperson said: "The issue of pardon at the Executive level does not arise at this juncture, since such an option could only come into consideration following ... Read More
September 2, 2009haritha

02

Sep2009
Source: Local Media The United States criticized Sri Lanka Monday for sentencing to 20 years in prison a Tamil reporter whose case has been highlighted by US President Barack Obama. "We were disappointed to learn of the verdict and the severity of the sentence," State Department deputy spokesman Robert Wood said after ... Read More
September 2, 2009haritha