President to pardon Tissainayagam
May 3, 2010 11:33:44 AM - thesundayleader.lk
External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris has said that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to pardon journalist J.S. Tissainayagam, who is currently out on bail after being convicted on August 31, 2009 under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
Tissainayagam was convicted on three counts including editing, printing and distributing the publication North Eastern Monthly magazine during the period [...]