Freedom of the Press 2014

by Freedom House, New York, May 2, 2014

Sri Lanka’s press labeled ‘not free.’

“Sri Lanka’s score also slipped by another 2 points, from 74 to 76, marking a dramatic decline of 20 points over the last decade. Increased harassment of both local and foreign journalists trying to cover protests and sensitive news stories, as well as attacks on printing and distribution channels for private media and blocks on web content, led to a more constricted space for independent news. “

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