Ruki Fernando

  • 30 Jan 2018

    By Ruki Fernando Comments

    For several years, the Free Media Movement (FMM) of Sri Lanka and free expression advocates have dubbed January as “Black January”. This was in the context of a large number of journalists killed, disappeared, assaulted, as well as attacks on med...

  • 30 Sep 2015

    By Ruki Fernando Comments

    Earlier in September, Ruki Fernando was in Geneva as the reports of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) released the longest page-report (251 pages) narrating the horrific stories of unlawful killings and enforced disappea...

  • 13 May 2015

    By Ruki Fernando Comments

    On April 30, 2015, three Sri Lankan journalists and human rights defenders (HRDs) Shantha, Jayampathi and Kumuduni returned home after several years in exile in Nepal and short periods in India and the Maldives[1]. All three had been recognized as re...