Security Situation of the
Sri Lankan Mass Media
and Media Personnel
Sanjana Hattotuwa
Media freedom?

   14 journalists/media workers have been killed since
   2005


   7 have been abducted


   More than 25...
Media freedom?

   15 journalists have been arrested by police


   The Government has shut down entire media
    establis...
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel
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Security Situation Of The Sri Lankan Mass Media And Media Personnel

  1. 1. Security Situation of the Sri Lankan Mass Media and Media Personnel Sanjana Hattotuwa
  2. 2. Media freedom?   14 journalists/media workers have been killed since 2005   7 have been abducted   More than 25 have been forced to leave Sri Lanka   15 journalists and media workers were arrested   Iqbal Athas has stopped writing altogether because of sustained hate speech campaigns openly conducted by the Ministry of Defence
  3. 3. Media freedom?   15 journalists have been arrested by police   The Government has shut down entire media establishments for spurious reasons   Government Ministers repeatedly and openly verbally and physically attack journalists   J.S. Tissanayagam, Jaseharan and his partner Valarmathi has been in detention Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) since 7th March without being charged

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