Sri Lanka media owners urged to prioritize safety of journalists during COVID-19 coverage
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The Free Media Movement is concerned that internet users commenting about the pandemic have been questioned and detained by security forces.

The Free Media Movement said the decision of the BBC to close down the five-minute ‘Sandeshaya’ radio program would deprive people of information at a time when there is an escalation in human rights attacks in Sri Lanka.

Journalists Kanapathipillai Kumanan and Shanmugam Thavaseelan were attacked while investigating a timber trafficking operation in the Murippu jungle area.