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Playwright Dewapriya released after recording long statement

Playwright Malaka Devapriya, who was summoned to the Organised Crimes Prevention Division (OCPD) of the Police this morning over a radio drama he had written directed, was released a short while ago.

Amnesty makes Urgent Action appeal for Shakthika

Amnesty International has made an Urgent Action appeal for writer Shakthika Sathkumara, urging sympathisers to appeal the Attorney General to drop all charges against him.