Free Expression Digest: Fri., April 29

Turkish authorities deport Finnish journalist, Sri Lankan protest demands probe into reporter's killing, Two Turkish journalists jailed for republishing 'Charlie Hebdo' cover. More

This Week In Free Expression

It seems no one is free from the tightening noose on free expression. This week in free expression news, the U.S. joins China, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka in threats… 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

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

Newspaper Editor Arrested and Ill-Treated

International PEN is seriously concerned by the arrest of newspaper editor Nadesapillai Vithyatharan under emergency legislation on February 26, 2009, apparently for his reporting. More