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Colombo Telegraph blocked by Lanka but defiant

Colombo Telegraph

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

We urge our readers to use proxy servers at the moment or follow Colombo Telegraph Face Book Page and share this news with your friends.

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