Thiagarajah Selvanithy Selvi

Selvanithy was the founder of the feminist journal Tholi. Reportedly critical of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's guerilla tactics, she was abducted by the LTTE in 1991 and… More

Shakthika Sathkumara

Sathkumara was arrested in 2019 in connection with a short story he posted on Facebook. A Buddhist group complained that the story defamed Buddhism for its indirect references to… More

Thiagarajah Selvanithy (“Selvi”) | Status: Murdered | Sri Lanka

Founder of the feminist journal Tholi and a gifted young poet, Thiagarajah Selvanithy was arrested by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE, or Tamil Tigers) on August 30,… More

Sunday Leader Journalist Shot

PEN International condemns the attack against Sunday Leader journalist Faraz Shauketaly on February 15, 2013, apparently in retaliation for his journalistic work. More

J. S. Tissainayagam | Status: Released | Sri Lanka

J. S. Tissainayagam is a Tamil journalist for the Sunday Times whose articles have also been published in the magazine North-Eastern Monthly. He was also editor of the news… More