Severe attack was made on two media men who went to cover illegal timber cutting and smuggling activities at Konavil area in Mullaitivu.
Several public organizations have condemned the attack on the Media men, insisting the safety and rights of the Media men.
Thus the Vavuniya Press Club, along with the Mannar District Media men’s Union, Jaffna Press Club, ITAK President Mawai Senathyrasa, Vanni District MP, Selvam Adaikalanathan, former Leader of the House, NPC, C.V.K.Sivagnanam and Thunullai PS Chairman had expressed their condemnations.
If the media men are attacked in the future, the Government and responsible Ministries should account for that, it is said in the Condemnation report.
The Kilinochchi Media men have sent a letter to President Gotabhaya insisting to ensure the security of the media men.
It is notable that, this letter had been forwarded through the District Secretary , Kilinochchi.