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We never told to disrespect or flout the law; Media plaguing misinformation – Azath...

The National United Alliance (NUA) Former Western Province Governor Azath Salley said he media is spreading misinformation and giving the public a whole different...

Need to end the crackdown on freedom of expression

Arresting Chamila Jayasinghe, a Public Administration Officer, by the CID and the issuance of a letter restricting the Secretary to the Ministry of Health...

Public Rights Protection Foundation’s Chief Asela Sampath abducted: Family claims

A complaint has been lodged with the Piliyandala Police alleging that the Chairman of the Public Rights Protection Foundation, Asela Sampath had been abducted...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...