Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told the parliament today that sections related to media in the 19th Amendment to the Constitution would be removed.
Earlier, a statement was issued by a several newspaper publishers raising concerns over the proposed clause 104 GG of the 19th Amendment. They said the clause would result a negative impact on press freedom in the country.
Comments - 5
CLIVE Monday, 27 April 2015 12:53 PM
Are there any more sections to remove at the last minute?
Sunil Perera Monday, 27 April 2015 01:14 PM
Specially in one electronic media in the past attacking Ranil Wickamasinghe for no reason at all
Eng. M.V.R.Perera Monday, 27 April 2015 01:24 PM
It is hoped the media freedom will control them selves and not allow themselves to act has they have done recently casting aspersions on our President and on our Prime Minister
Sunil Perera Monday, 27 April 2015 01:42 PM
There are some SECTIONS to be removed physically as the country cannot prosper with such sections
Aquarius Monday, 27 April 2015 11:38 AM
Good! However, with media freedom comes media responsibility - something that has been lacking in our media reporting.
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