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Free Speech Worry in Sri Lanka: CEN 12.07.07 p 6. December 9, 2007

Posted by geoconger in Church of Ceylon, Church of England Newspaper, Free Speech.
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The Bishop of Colombo has denounced attacks on opposition newspapers in Ceylon as an assault on free speech and democracy.

On Nov 21 the offices of the English-language newspapers papers the Sunday Leader and Morning Leader and the Sinhala-language Irudina Sinhala were firebombed. President Mahinda Rajapakse of Sri Lanka pledged his government would respond forcefully to the attacks.

Read it all in The Church of England Newspaper.

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