Advertising Archive / Search SL Breaking News Disclaimer About Us
Lankapage Logo
Go HomeHome Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com
Leading News from Sri Lanka ::

* Opposition bars state media journalists, Sri Lanka state radio complains
Sun, Mar 7, 2010, 10:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka opposition United National Party barred provincial reporters of the state-owned radio, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporations said today.

The SLBC quoting one of its provincial correspondents said the party officials did not allow the SLBC reporters to cover the meeting between the Party Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe and general election candidate Wasantha Aluvihare yesterday.

Journalists, Priyantha Sumanasena, Siri Abeysiri and K.A. Thangaraja of SLBC were obstructed from covering the meeting, the SLBC said.

The common opposition alliance between the UNP and the Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna barred the state media during the presidential campaign accusing them of bias in reporting.

Copyright 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.