FMM Celebrates the WPFD 2017 with a Panel Discussion

The World Press Freedom Day 2017 was commemorated by the Free Media Movement, together with the Sri Lanka Press Institute on 03rd May 2017 at the SLPI Auditorium. The theme of this year was “Media Freedom, Social Responsibility and Regulation” which was mainly based on the proposed media regulation draft law of the government. The panel consisted of Mr. M.J.R. David, Lecturer (University of J’pura), Mr. Jagath Liyana Arachchi (Director-Information Grid, National Media Center), Ms. Hana Ibrahim (Editor, Weekend Express), Mr. Shehan Baranage (Director/News, Derana TV) and moderated by Mr. C. Dodawatta, Secretary, FMM.

Statements by the President discourage investigations of crimes against journalists – Free Media Movement

FMM statement 15 – President’s speech English

Violation of editorial independence behind the arbitrary removal of “Irudina” Editor

FMM statement 14 – Irudia editor – Englis

මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය: තරාතිරම නොබලා අපරාධකරුවන් නීතිය ඉදිරියට ගෙනවිත් දඬුවම් කල යුතු යි.


Black January 2017 at the Independence Square


ජනවාරිය තවමත් කළු යි…

යහපාලනයට අවූරුදු දෙකයි – invitation-english. Join hands with the Free Media Movement to end impunity for crimes against journalists. 24th January (Tuesday) 2017 at 6 pm – Independence Square…! #endimpunity #fmmsl

Seizing Cameras of Hiru TV is Grave Violation of Professional Rights of Journalists – Free Media Movement