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* Professional Web Journalists' Association in Sri Lanka lodges complaint against blocked websites
Fri, May 30, 2014, 12:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 30, Colombo: The Professional Web Journalists' Association (PWJA) of Sri Lanka lodged a complaint with the Sri Lanka's Human Rights Commission yesterday charging that the Government had obstructed the entry to eight websites.

Lodging the complaint the union said that the entry to their web-sites had been obstructed without any warning

The government last week blocked the srilankamirror.com and independent.lk websites and the government has come under severe criticism for the action.

Representatives of opposition political parties also participated in the event to show support to the journalists. According to the PWJA, it is the duty and the right of the Sri Lankan people as Citizens of the Commonwealth of Nations to demand the Head of State of Sri Lanka as the new chair in office of the CW for the next two years, honor all democratic pledges adopted unanimously and signed into as a member country.

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