New film tells story of Sri Lankan journalists forced into exile

“I believe a journalist can change the world,” says exiled Sri Lankan journalist Sonali Samarasinghe, “if not why are we here then”. Sonali is one of three exiled journalists, from the minority Tamil and majority Sinhalese communities, whose stories are told in a new Norwegian film, Silenced Voices, by Beate Arnestad previewed last night at the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo.

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CID to start a probe against Sri Lanka media organization for fraud

Original Post | Colombo Page | June 22 2012

Sri Lanka government sources say that an investigation will be started regarding a complaint against the Free Media Movement (FMM), a media organization of Sri Lanka that claims to be struggling for the rights of the journalists.

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