Sri Lanka: the ICJ condemns attacks on the media and government restrictions on freedom of expression during recent presidential elections

The ICJ is alarmed by a campaign of intimidation against journalists and media outlets and at the continuing use of emergency laws to restrict freedom of expression following the re-election of President Rajapakse.

The ICJ calls for immediate Government action to reform these laws and to protect journalists from further harassment and attacks.

SriLanka-freedomexpession-news-2010 (full text, PDF)


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