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Assault against Mr. Upali Tennakoon - LKA 002 / 0109 / OBS 015

The Observatory has been informed by reliable sources about the assault against Mr. Upali Tennakoon, Editor-in-chief of the privately-owned Rivira, a popular Sinhala weekly newspaper, known for his articles denouncing human rights abuses and corruption. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), requests your urgent intervention in the following (...) - Sri Lanka / Urgent Appeals

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Source: fidh.org


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