Monday, January 11, 2010

J.S. Tissainayagam Granted Bail

Sri Lankan editor and journalist J. S. Tissainayagam, who was awarded the first Peter Mackler Award in October, 2009, was granted bail today. "Tissa" will be allowed to leave the hard labor camp where he has been kept since being conviceted on terrorism charges in August, 2009.

Read the full story by the BBC here.

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