Sri Lanka bans NGO news conferences (8)

Al Jazeera 2014.07.09 16:19
Government says NGOs can no longer hold press conferences or train journalists, in move criticised as "unconstitutional" Sri Lanka's military has been accused of excessive interference in civil matters [Al Jazeera] Sri Lanka has banned civil activist groups from holding news conferences and training for journalists, with the organisations rejecting the move as unconstitutional. JC Weliamuna, a lawyer from the Civil Society Collective, an umbrella
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