Special Committee to probe harassment and intimidation of journalists

Special Committee to probe harassment and intimidation of journalists

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A Special Committee has been appointed to inquire into harassment and intimidation of journalists and mete out justice to them. This Committee has been appointed on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena.
This Special Committee will grant relief to any persons who had served as a journalists during the period 2005 January to 2015 January and suffered injustice, hindrances, pressure or property damage.
All journalists who were subject to such injustices should forward data and information that could be confirmed along with the professional identity to the Presidential Secretariat.
All such information should be submitted to T. Kodikara, Additional Secretary, Presidential Secretariat, Colombo before June 15th.