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Obama speaks about Tamil journalist

May 3, 2009

Taken from President Obama’s speech about World Press Freedom Day. Click here to read

In every corner of the globe, there are journalists in jail or being actively harassed: from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, Burma to Uzbekistan, Cuba to Eritrea. Emblematic examples of this distressing reality are figures like J.S. Tissainayagam in Sri Lanka, or Shi Tao and Hu Jia in China.

Click here for Release Tissainayagam blog

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