02 August 2022
British national, Kayleigh Fraser, has reported being accosted by Sri Lankan immigration officers who have seized her passport following her critical coverage of the “Go Home Gota” protests.
Fraser reports having received a call from Sri Lankan immigration authorities yesterday demanding that she leave the country immediately.
During her interaction with immigration officers, she asks why they are taking her passport. The officers claim that they are questioning whether she has violated her visa.
Her statement follows a brutal crackdown on protesters with the student leaders of the demonstrations being arrested.
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