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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.

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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