Press Freedom?


2 journalists threatened in Ampara
Colombo Times

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Two journalists covering a protest against the TNA in Ampara this morning (Sept. 17th) were threatened by a person who claimed himself to be a coordinating secretary to Minister Myown Mustafa. Buy nizoral in canada A?A?

Correspondents Wasantha Chandrapala of BBC Sandeshaya and Achala Upendra of Swarnavahini have complained to the SSP of Ampara of the incident at Saindamarudu town.

Meanwhile, the Free Media Movement led Five Media has strongly condemned the threat issued to the two regional journalists.

They said in a statement that this was yet another assault on the people’s right to information.

It called on the government to conduct a proper inquiry and requested parties concerned to allow regional correspondents to engage in their profession with respect.


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