The United Nationwide Celebration urges the federal government to make sure the individuals’s proper to data and freedom of expression.
Talking throughout a media briefing, Normal Secretary of the UNP former Parliamentarian Palitha Vary Bandara stated the federal government has been scared of dissent and now resorting to silence all opposition views.
He stated the federal government has been summoning individuals to the Felony Investigations Division for expressing views towards the federal government throughout media briefings and thru social media platforms.
Former MP Palitha Vary Bandara stated an UNP organiser Dr Chandima Wijegunawardana who’s a outstanding researcher has been summoned to the CID, after she revealed her findings pertaining to the current fireplace onboard the X-Press Pearl vessel and the damages it brought on to the native surroundings.
The UNP Normal Secretary stated the federal government is dropping its recognition quickly and due to this fact making an attempt to suppress the media and in addition making an attempt to stop social media customers from expressing their views.
He stated the federal government is threatening to arrest individuals for expressing their views.
Former MP Palitha Vary Bandara famous the federal government has an obligation to implement the regulation of the land and adjust to the structure as a substitute of creating arbitrary arrest.
He stated any authorities that use power to silence dissent won’t be able to retain energy for lengthy.
Former MP Palitha Vary Bandara stated the current administration has been unable to include the unfold of the novel coronavirus and due to this fact it’s aiming to distract the individuals whereas silencing the views of the opposition.