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The UNP, while condemning the arson attack on the office of ‘LankaeNews’ said today that the party would mobilize people across the country against what it cited as the emerging tyranny.

Addressing a press conference, UNP MP for the Matara district Mangala Samaraweera said that this was a serious blow on democracy and media freedom.

“We know LankaeNews took a rigid stand in its media coverage. They were sometimes critical of the UNP too, he said. (KB)

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  • prabath Monday, 31 January 2011 07:45 AM

    Media freedom is a dream in SL now.

    kumara Monday, 31 January 2011 12:31 PM

    freedom should be limit. and true will come up soon.

    Ape Rata Monday, 31 January 2011 12:30 PM

    ‘LankaeNews’ went too far , So any one can do this. government will never get involve. Because They know they will be blamed. Or someone did with this intention to put the blame on the government .

    Bakka Monday, 31 January 2011 09:28 AM

    Yes if Sajit is made the leader before that....

    Mr Retort Tuesday, 01 February 2011 03:30 AM

    Tunisia to Egypt from West Asia to Sri Lanka in Asia?

    Jagath Monday, 31 January 2011 07:28 AM

    Oposition , please make this an election issue and let the whole country know about the way free media is attacked.

    Karthik Monday, 31 January 2011 07:38 AM

    Can UNP gather 1 million people in the protest they are organizing on Feb 9th?


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