Media freedom has been restored discloses – Prime Minister


It is evident media freedom has been restored. I am the most abused person in the media today. As the French saying goes, I will defend till my last drop of blood is shed, your right to abuse me, PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday(28).

Addressing the 20th Anniversary of the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom and Social Responsibility at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo yesterday, the PM said lives were sacrificed to ensure media freedom.“In the end, it was the political parties and the civil society that got to the streets to fight media freedom,” the Premier said.

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