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Call on Sri Lanka to investigate death threats against journalist Sunil Jayasekara

Journalist and convener of IFEX member Free Media Movement Sunil Janasekara
Journalist and convener of IFEX member Free Media Movement Sunil Janasekara

The International Federation of Journalists

Sunil Jayasekara, journalist and convener of IFEX member Free Media Movement (FMM), has received death threats. Join the Twitter campaign now to support him!

Jayasekara has received anonymous death threats related to a press conference the Free Media Movement (FMM) held on 26 July to condemn the government's role in cancelling a workshop on digital security for journalists.

The threats came before, threatening him with death should they go ahead with the conference, and have continued.


Take action now! Send a tweet to condemn death threats against Jayasekara and to call on the Sri Lanka government to investigate. Show your support by using the hashtag #CondemnThreatSL.

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