A silent protest (sathyagraha) and seminar aimed at forcing the authorities to find Prageeth Eknaligoda will be held on August 10, 2010. The silent protest (sathyagraha) and the seminar is organized by Alliance of Media organizations to mark the 200 days since the disappearance of media personal Pradeep Eknaligoda.
The protest will be held at 3.00 p.m. in the Viharamahadevi Park (In front of Town Hall) followed by Seminar which will be held at 4.00 p.m. in the Public Library’s Auditorium.
Alliance of Media organizations urges the media personnel, activists, trade unionists, civil society organizations, political parties and citizens who stand for the media freedom, democracy and human rights to find out Prageeth Eknaligoda.
This protest and the conference to mark the 200 days since the disappearance of Prageeth Eknaligoda in jointly organized by Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA), Free Media Movement (FMM), South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA), Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum (SLMMF), Sri LankaTamil Journalists Association (SLTJA), Journalists Against Suppression (JAS), Federation of Media Employees Trade Union (FMETU).
Alliance of Media Organizations
August 4, 2010
1. Seeta Ranjani, Secretary Free Media Movement (FMM)– 0777-312460
2. Lakshman Gunasekara, Chair Person- South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA)
3. N.M Ameen, Chair Person, Sri Lanka Muslim Media Forum (SLMMF)- 077-2612288