Media rights group calls for investigation into attack on journalist

A leading local media rights group today raised serious concerns over a predawn break-in at the house of a senior female journalist in Colombo and demanded a swift investigation into the alleged attack which............

UPDATE: Gunmen attack Jaffna Uthayan newspaper office

An unknown group of gunmen has carried out a pre-dawn attack on the Uthayan newspaper main office and set fire to the printing machines in the heart of the heavily-guarded Northern Jaffna town on Saturday.......

'Uthayan' newspaper office in military garrison town attacked

At least four media workers were injured when an unknown group of men stormed a Jaffna-based newspaper office in the military garrison town of Kilinochchi in the early hours of Wednesday....

Newspaper distributor attacked in garrison town of Jaffna

Latest in the series of unceasing attack on media and media workers in Sri Lanka, a distributor of the Jaffna-based Tamil newspaper on Thursday (07) has been brutally attacked while the newspaper bundles and the motorcycle.....

BREAKING NEWS: Gunmen attack Jaffna newspaper office, torch printing machines

An unknown group of gunmen has carried out a pre-dawn attack on the Uthayan newspaper main office and set fire to the printing machines in the heart of the heavily-guarded Northern Jaffna Peninsula, a top journalist.....

'The Sunday Leader' journalist escapes assassination attempt

In yet another attack targeting scribes in Sri Lanka, a journalist was shot inside his home in Colombo by armed men around midnight on Friday. The Sunday Leader journalist Faraz Shaukatally narrowly escaped death....

Sri Lankan sleuths grill Jaffna-based newspaper editor

In yet another attempt to further silence the media and curtail the already worsened media freedom in the country, a special team of sleuths attached to Sri Lanka’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday (18) has grilled.......

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