Thursday, March 22, 2007

Happy hug from her mother

Mawbima journalist, Parameswary Munusamy, arrested on 22nd, November 2006 was released on Thursday Mar 22, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.
Media activist Seetha Ranjani garlands Parameswary Munusamy with black, blue and red pens
Pamamesawry Munusamy was greeted by her media colleagues with bouquet of flowers and garland made with pens at the entrance of the Magistrate Courts in Hulfsdorp.

Parameswary Munusamy vowed that, she would continue to be a journalist and serve the people
Ms. Parameswari Munusamy thanked journalists who worked for her release.
The Free Media Movement (FMM) registered its profound relief and elation on the release of Mawbima journalist, and called it a “A resounding victory for truth and justice”, in a press release.
In front the Sri Lanka Supreme Courts complex in Hulfsdorp.
Journalist Parameswary Munusamy after the release, with her lawyer GowryShankari Thavarajah in her office at Hulfsdorp.
Journalists gathered in front of the Magistrate Court in Colombo to cover the release of Parameswary Munuswamy.
The International Federation of Journalists has hailed the release of Parameshawary as a “triumph for justice” in Sri Lanka
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has welcomed today’s release of Parameswary Maunasamy.

“We are relieved at the long overdue release of our colleague Parameswary Maunasamy”, said CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon.