SRI Lanka Journalist in Exile Speaks out-Podala Jayantha

Podala after attack in Hospital

Podala Jayantha , a journalist who fled Sri lanka after he was tortued said that it is better to kill the person than to torture and release.

He said that he is still to receive justice.

Poddala Jayantha, the secretary of Sri Lanka Working Journalists’ Association, e was pushed into a vehicle by a gang that beat him severely, cut his hair and beard and dropped him by the roadside in 2011. Still no one has been prosecuted.


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