Anyone perceived to be critical of the Colombo government is in peril, writes Fairfax South Asia correspondent Matt Wade – see Policy on Sri Lankans ignores the dangers people face in today’s edition of The Age. He continues:
The treatment of journalists is one bellwether of the human rights climate in Sri Lanka. But the Australian Government doesn't seem to be paying attention. It's decision to decision to suspend the claims of Sri Lankans seeking political asylum is at odds with the plight of media workers there.
Read Wade’s full article here.