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The Free Media Movement urges the government to bring to a logical conclusion, the investigations carried out pertaining to crimes against journalists.

The Free Media Movement expresses its displeasure at the government's inability to bring to a logical conclusion investigations carried out pertaining to crimes against journalists. The Movement requests the government and all those responsible to enforce the law against the perpetrators and ensure justice to the victimized. In the recent past more than 30 incidents of threatening, abductions, assaults and enforces disappearances were reported in the north as well as the south. The movement observes that only a few are being investigated. They point out that the government and certain parties are less enthusiastic in pursuing investigations and certain parties are making attempts to sweep these investigations under the carpet.