Frederica Jansz

Sri Lankan journalist

Frederica Jansz is a Sri Lankan journalist and the former editor-in-chief of The Sunday Leader, a Sri Lankan newspaper once known for its criticism of the government. Jansz began her career as a television journalist before moving to The Sunday Leader in 1994, taking over in 2009 after the assassination of former editor-in-chief Lasantha Wickrematunge. Jansz received death threats for publishing articles critical of the government, and in 2012, she was fired from the paper when it was bought by pro-government forces. She now resides in the United States and specializes as an expert witness for Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Frederica 's Talks

Related Talks

Qatar's Whistleblowing Migrant Worker

Malcolm Bidali | 2023 OFF in Oslo
14/06/2023

#FreeAlaa

Sanaa Seif | 2023 OFF in Oslo
14/06/2023

Unleashing Hope for Freedom

Hanna Liubakova | 2023 OFF in Oslo
14/06/2023

The Islamic Republic vs. Iran

Nazanin Boniadi | 2023 OFF in Oslo
14/06/2023

Subscribe and listen to ​Frederica ’s talks on​

Join Us for the 2024 Oslo Freedom Forum

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.