Access to http://colombotelegraph.com/ website and its mirror site http://colombotelegraph.wordpress.com/ have been blocked in Sri Lanka by Dialog http://www.dialog.lk/ broadband Internet connections permanently since December 24,2011.
Colombo Telegraph has been blocked by all Internet Service Providers randomly and news based since November 4, 2011. Several journalists, academics, lawyers and human rights activists based in Sri Lanka independently confirmed that they were unable to access the http://colombotelegraph.com/ website via Dialog from December 24.
Colombo based an international award-winning citizens journalism website groundviews tweeted yesterday: colombotelegraph.com, which has feat. critical content on #lka & Govt from @wikileaks cables, blocked on @dialoglk. Why? #srilanka@lankasol
Colombo Telegraph’s main site & wordpress.com mirror inaccessible on @dialoglk. WHY? Ok SLT ADSL for now. #lka #srilanka @FreeTheInternet
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One response to “Colombo Telegraph blocked by Lanka but defiant”
Even after the site was blocked the site was available via notice by the editor. That path too is no longer available.Why not use a site like ninjaproxy?