Journalists blocked from Sri Lanka president presser

ITV's Bill Neely is among the journalists who have been denied access to a press conference with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.


So #SriLanka guaranteed free access for press to #CHOGM yet physically blocks journalists from doing our jobs We had 12+ police stopping us


It's the second time we have submitted names for a @presrajapaksa news conference & been rejected. No co-incidence.No free press,as promised


I've covered dozens of summits.Never been denied entry 2 final Conf of summit open to all International journos. A first for me & SriLanka

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