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

Columnist Disappeared; Fears for Safety

International PEN is deeply concerned for the well-being of columnist Pregeeth Ekanaliyagoda, who has been missing since January 24, 2010. PEN fears that pro-government forces may be responsible for… More

Journalist J. S. Tissainayagam Pardoned

International PEN welcomes the announcement on May 3, 2010, that Tamil journalist Jayaprakash Sittampalam (J. S.) Tissainayagam has received a presidential pardon. More

Journalist J. S. Tissainayagam Freed

International PEN welcomes the release on bail of Tamil journalist Jayaprakash Sittampalam (J. S.) Tissainayagam, who was detained in March 2008 and sentenced to 20 years in prison for… More

Tamil Journalist Sentenced to 20 Years’ Imprisonment

International PEN is appalled by the 20-year prison sentence handed down to Tamil journalist Jayaprakash Sittampalam (J. S.) Tissainayagam, under anti-terror legislation for his writing and publishing activities. He… More