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Media Freedom: Perspective from Jaffna
Media Freedom: Perspective from Jaffna
Media Freedom: Perspective from Jaffna

We call him Prem. The editor of the largest selling Jaffna daily, Thevanayagam Premanath, is sitting at a large table with his usual smile. The wall behind him has three bullet marks. Two photographs of slain media workers, probably killed by the same machine gun, are hung on the wall above the round bullet marks. ‘Compared to the Rahapaksa era we have media…

Groundviews - Oct 06 15:10 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, Media, WarCrimes ]

Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore
Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore
Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore

A prominent left-wing Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the south-western Karnataka state, police say. Gauri Lankesh, 55, was found lying in a pool of blood outside her home in the city of Bangalore. The motive for the crime was not immediately clear. She was shot in the head and chest by gunmen who arrived by…

BBC - Sep 06 00:16 GMT - more ... [ Tags: India, Media, World ]

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