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Appeals and suggestions accepted to grant relief to harassed and oppressed journalists

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – The Cabinet Sub Committee on Granting Measures of Relief to Media Persons who were subjected to various harassments and oppressions during the period 2005 – 2015 has decided to expand its recommendations, and thus provide yet another opportunity for persons and organizations those were unable to make appeals and submissions to the committee.

Accordingly, the Sub Committee has decided to call for appeals and submissions on journalists and media workers those who have been murdered, attacked, and physically harassed during this period.

The Sub Committee requests to forward the appeals and submissions to Director General of Government Information (Secretary to the Cabinet Subcommittee), Department of Government Information, No. 163, Kirulapona Avenue, Colombo 05, fax number 011 – 2 514 753 or email to

The closing date for appeals and submissions is 1st May 2017.

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