Sri Lanka Young Journalist Association (SLYJA)
Case HistoryStatus: Interrogated
Tharindu Jayawardhana is a respected investigative journalist and a dedicated human rights defender. He is the president of the Sri Lanka Young Journalist Association (SLYJA) and the chief editor of MediaLK, an investigative news website. He also works as a researcher at the Centre for Society and Religion (CSR). As a journalist and human rights defender, Tharindu Jayawardhana has been an advocate for the rights of oppressed and vulnerable communities and against state violence.