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Sri Lanka - Second armed attack on Tamil newspaper in 10 days

Reporters without borders
Uthayan's website was inaccessible at the time that this press release issued (see cached version). Reporters Without Borders and its partner organization, Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS), firmly condemn a pre-dawn armed attack on the Tamil-language daily Uthayan's headquarters in the northern city of Jaffna on 13 April, just 10 days after a similar attack on Uthayan's distribution office in the town of Kilinochchi. In the 13 April attack, three gunmen threatened Uthayan (...)

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