Colombo, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict

Ravaya, the LTTE and the Keheliya Chintanaya

Amidst shackles – Notes of a citizen journalist

My article, in Sinhala, explores the allegations made against Ravaya, The Nation and the Mawbima newspapers recently that they were supporting the LTTE. I consider this a serious and dangerous allegation, and my article explores the fallout for journalists as a result.

I go on to explore the new Rambukwella Chintanaya. As noted in a recent Free Media Movement Press Release (The Freedom of the Wild Ass vs. Media Freedom in Sri Lanka) Keheliya Rambukwella in a recent television interview brought up the example of Israel as a paragon of media freedom and a state in which the media was fully supportive of all its military offensives.

I explore this dramatic new chintanaya in a critical light.

The full article available here.