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· April, 2011

Stories about Sri Lanka from April, 2011

Sri Lanka: Another Lanka-E-News Journalist Arrested

Freedom Of Expression Sri Lanka reports that Shantha Wijesuriya, another journalist working for Lankaenews.com has been arrested by Sri Lankan authorities.

Sri Lanka: Much Ado About The UN Advisory Panel Report

Indrajit Samarajiva at Indi.ca provides a voice of reason regarding the much hyped and loathed UN Advisory panel report on human rights abuse during the fag end of Sri Lanka's...

Sri Lanka: UN Panel Report Causes An Uproar

An United Nations (UN) advisory panel, led by former Indonesian Atty. Gen. Marzuki Darusman, has submitted a report to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in which they find credible evidence...

Sri Lanka: Sinhala And Tamil New Year In Jaffna

Marisa De Silva at GroundViews reports that the people of Jaffna had a quiet new year celebrations because of the heavy presence of security forces and their regular questioning.

Sri Lanka: Threats Continue Against News Web Site

Freedom Of Expression In Sri Lanka informs via Net working for rights in Sri lanka (NfR), an exile network for media and human rights in Sri Lanka, that threats are...

Sri Lanka: Women’s Photography Exhibition 2011

Dushiyanthini at Groundviews writes about the recently concluded Women’s Photography Exhibition 2011 held at the Harold Peiris Gallery in Colombo. Thirty Four Sri Lankan women photographers participated in the exhibition.

Sri Lanka: News Editor of Lankaenews Arrested

Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka reports that Benett Rupasinghe, a senior Sri Lankan journalist and the News Editor of Lankaenews website, has been arrested on the 31st of March...

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