Sri Lanka top judge laments state media

2012_12$img_20121249406-llLawyers of Sri Lanka’s top judge Shirani Bandaranayake today accused the government of running "an organized series of programmes" in state electronic media targeting the Chief Justice, the Judiciary and leading lawyers.

They said said government spin doctors are involved in these "baseless propaganda programmes".

"It is abundantly clear that these are not isolated attacks but meticulously orchestrated attacks coerced and carried out at the behest of highest in authority.

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