False news reports are violating human rights, the govt. says
The Department of Government Information says that common human rights are being neglected and violated by false and disrespectful news reports.
A communique was issued by the Director General of Government Information, Professor Ariyaratne Athugalala with a clarification on websites.
The Department of Government Information says that certain websites, whose intentions are profit and petty objectives, have undertaken a systematic approach to sling mud at various individuals and groups.
The communique further says that this agenda, which provides wrong perceptions to corrupt the minds of the youth through websites which are frequented by them, must be vehemently condemned.
Courtesy: News First