23rd January 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) vehemently condemns the violent attack against the Editor of Rivira, Mr. Upali Tennakoon this morning. Mr. Tennakoon was on his way to work when attackers who came on motorbikes stabbed and beat him. His wife who had stepped in to intervene also suffered injuries. Both are currently in hospital recovering from injuries sustained in the attack. Rivira is a Sinhala newspaper widely read in print and online.