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US welcomes Tissanayagam’s pardon

May 4, 2010 11:07:56 AM - itnnews.lk
The United States welcomes the President’s decision to pardon convicted journalist J. S. Tissainayagam. The US Embassy in Colombo said it is fitting that the announcement came on World Press Freedom Day, which commemorates the vital role a free media plays in every democracy. Tissainayagam was earlier convicted on three counts including editing, printing and distributing the [...]