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Sri Lanka: A Journalist Sentenced For 20 Years

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Media & Journalism

Sepia Mutiny reports [1] that Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam, who has written articles critical of the Sri Lankan government for a magazine, has been sentenced for 20 years hard labor. Groundviews calls the sentencing of Tissainayagam a travesty of justice [2].