Colombo Telegraph

Sunday Leader Censored Emil van der Poorten’s Column

By Colombo Telegraph –


Emil van der Poorten

Sunday Leader decided not to publish Emil van der Poorten‘s today as a result of the Sunday Leader’s new owner Asanga Seneviratne’s order that “nothing is to be published against the First Family.”  Colombo Telegraph learnt that Asanga Seneviratne told the staff that Emil’s column had been dropped because it was “not good enough”. Emil van der Poorten twice received awards from the SLPI/Editor’s Guild for his column.

To read the censored column click here

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