Demonstration held demanding release of journalist Tissanayagam

[TamilNet, Saturday, 03 January 2009, 02:11 GMT]
A demonstration was held in front of the Colombo Fort railway station demanding the release of senior journalist Mr.J.S. Tissanayagam and two others, Jashiaran and his wife Valarmathi who have been in custody of the police since March 8 last year. The demonstration was organized by the Justice and Equality Movement in Sri Lanka, sources said.

Members of the civil society representing various professions including journalists and members of the clergy took part in the demonstration.

The demonstrators carried posters and placards demanding the release of the journalists, and carried lit candles, sources said.


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