Category: News

TISL News

08

Sep2009
Asia Media Solidarity Network Journalists’ unions and associations in the SouthAsian region, urged the Government of Sri Lanka to repeal its Prevention of Terrorist Act, which was introduced, ostensibly as a temporary measure, in 1973. Till necessary legislative changes are made, They demand that all cases registered under the law, which ... Read More
September 8, 2009haritha

08

Sep2009
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jayantha Wickramaratna to speed up investigations into the three detained journalists of the pro-JVP ‘Lanka’ newspaper and to ensure due process and show leniency, the government information department said today. The three journalists were arrested in Deniyaya for allegedly trespassing an estate belonging ... Read More
September 8, 2009haritha

07

Sep2009
Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) sleuths visit 'Lanka'  office  today  noon and recorded  statements from the journalists,  Chief Editor Chandana Sirimalwatta  said. Yesterday they summoned The Editor himself and recorded a statement following the arrest of three Lanka journalists for allegedly entering a private land in Deniyaya. A police official said that the ... Read More
September 7, 2009haritha

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