Stop Crackdown on Media: AI

International Human Rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) yesterday asked the Sri Lankan government to immediately end its crackdown on journalists, political activists and human rights defenders after last week’s presidential election. “Opposition supporters and journalists have been arrested, several prominent newspaper editors have received death threats and trade unionists and…

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SRI LANKA URGED TO END POST-ELECTION CLAMPDOWN ON DISSENT: Amnesty International

Amnesty International has called on the Sri Lankan government to end its crackdown on journalists, political activists and human rights defenders following last week’s presidential election. Opposition supporters and journalists have been arrested, several prominent newspaper editors have received death threats and trade unionists and opposition supporters have been harassed…

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