Mahinda warns internet users of ‘terrorist sympathisers’
Tamil Guardian 25 October 2012
Addressing the Sri Lankan community in Dubai this week, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa warned internet users that groups who sympathises with terrorists were attempting to “paint a wrong picture” of the country.
The Ministry of Defence reported Rajapaksa as saying,
“The President pointed out that certain groups sympathizing with terrorists are trying to paint a wrong picture about Sri Lanka through the Internet and stressed that people using the Internet facilities should beware of such machinations.”
See the other steps that the President has taken to safeguard internet users below.
A Sri Lankan military soldier is suspected to have perpetrated the rape of a 7 year old girl in Nedunkeni, Vavuniya, reports Uthayan.
The incident led to a protest by local Tamils, demanding that the culprit be arrested.
Sri Lanka's Public Relations and Public Affairs Minister, Mervyn Silva, has decided to launch a hotline for public complaints, reports Colombo Page. The hotline would allow the user to choose their language of choice,