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LankaeNews editor freed on bail, authorities still have him in their sights

Bennet Rupesinghe, one of the editors of the Colombo-based online newspaper LankaeNews, was released on bail today after a week in pre-trial (...)

Published on 8 April 2011 Read

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Authorities step up intimidation, jailing LankaeNews editor

Reporters Without Borders calls on the Sri Lankan authorities to immediately release LankaeNews editor Benette Rupasinghe, who was today arrested (...)

Published on 31 March 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

Harassed and threatened, news website’s journalists no long able to work normally

Reporters Without Borders reiterates its support for LankaeNews, a Colombo-based online newspaper that has made a major contribution to media (...)

Published on 29 March 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

Five press freedom organizations issue joint appeal to United Nations

Reporters Without Borders, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Cartoonists Rights Network International, International Media Support and the (...)

Published on 8 March 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

Suspect arrested by police investigating Lanka-e-News arson attack

Police investigating the arson attack on the Colombo headquarters of the Lanka-e-News online newspaper during the early hours of 31 January say (...)

Published on 2 February 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

No news of political cartoonist one year after his disappearance

Today is the first anniversary of the disappearance of Prageeth Eknaligoda, a cartoonist and political analyst who worked for the Lanka-e-News (...)

Published on 24 January 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

“Where is Prageeth?”

Cartoon by Prageeth Eknaligoda, Sri Lanka Prageeth Eknaligoda, a journalist, cartoonist and political analyst, went missing nearly (...)

Published on 23 January 2011 Read

Sri Lanka

Lasantha Wickrematunge’s widow and fellow editor Sonali Samarasinghe’s statement, on his second death anniversary

Statement to RSF by Lasantha Wickrematunge’s widow and fellow editor Sonali Samarasinghe on his second death anniversary January 8, 2011 (...)

Published on 7 January 2011 Read

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