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Now Rajapaksa group wants commission on Aluthgama anti-Muslim riot, which they blamed on Muslims then

Image: After the attacks on Muslims in Aluthgama. Today (15th) issuing a statement  in Colombo chairperson of the Rajapksa led Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna  (SLPP) G.L...

Muslim Council to IGP: You Blame Muslims for Aluthgama Incident, But No Mention of Real Offenders

(image: An armed Sri Lankan soldier on alert as unarmed policemen inspect a deserted street following sectarian clashes between the majority Sinhalese and the...

Attaack on Peace March in Aluthgama: No investigation yet

Issuing a joint media statement, the Nava Sama Samaja Party, Frontline Socialist Party, Socialist Party and United Socialist Party further pointed out that this...

DIG who opposed releasing anti-Muslim rioters received death threats

Quoting unnamed police sources BBC Sinhala service reports that Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) V.Indran, who had refused to release the 13 suspects...

Report: Hate incidents against Muslims: January – May 2014

By Secretariat for Muslims-- It is now two months after the anti- Muslim violence of Aluthgama and adjacent areas, and as is the case with...

NYT Correspondent refused visa by the GoSL

South Asia Correspondent for The New York Times, Gardiner Harris has been refused visa by the government of Sri Lanka, without giving any reason. But...

Precautions Muslims should take in International Advocacy

Sri Lanka Muslims at the cross roads – 9  By Izeth Hussain - The focus of this article will be on the external dimension of...

An eye witness account of anti Muslim violence in Aluthgama by a member of Parliament

Burned ( Dinouk Kolambage)''I witnessed what happened. After the procession when the rioting began I called the police stations that administer the areas....

If the anti-Muslim campaign does not have the backing of the majority of the Sinhalese people, where does the evident power of the BBS...

BBS violence ( Vikalpa)Sri Lankan Muslims at the cross roads – 7 By Izeth HussainThe focus of the present article and of the previous...

No action on 284 complaints to the special (religious) police unit made by Azath Sally

Azath SalleyAustralian PM can witness peacefulness if he visits Darga Town - SalleyLeader of the National Unity Front, Azath Salley today claimed that the...

Club de Madrid calls to stop clashes between Muslims and Sinhalese in Aluthgama & Beruwala

The Club de Madrid has been following with deep preoccupation the recent clashes between Muslims and Sinhalese in Aluthgama & Beruwala as part of...

Denying responsibility for Alutgama violence will not suffice

Gota: Denying responsibility  Jehan PereraAddressing members of the national advisory committee to the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration, Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara gave...

Aluthgama anti-Muslim riots:The conduct of Police, STF and even Doctors were questionable

A gun shot in AluthgamaFact -Finding Mission Report by a Womens Collective to Areas in South Sri Lanka That Were Affected by Anti-Muslim Violence.On...

Dalai Lama urges end to anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Tibetan spiritual leader says religious attacks in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and Sri Lanka unacceptable.  The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, has...

Sri Lanka: Boru Bala Sena’s Great Lie stands exposed.

Aluthgama set on fire by BBSDon ManuTalking as if butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth and he couldn’t say boo to a goose, the...

Sri Lanka: Victor Ivan reveals Gota’s relations to Bodu Bala Sena

IvanWith the defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa being blamed following the calamity in Aluthgama and Beruwala, it seems that he had informed Gnanasara Thera of...

Army spokesman’s attack on opposition MP Mangala Samaraweera: The Army getting involved in politics

Harim PeirisLate last week we witnessed the scenario where the Army spokesman, a brigadier in rank, made the unusual claim that current UNP spokesman...

Sri Lanka Govt imposed ‘unofficial censorship’ to cover-up its sins – Opposition leader l

Aluthgama  burned garage The United National Party (UNP) today accused the government of imposing “unofficial censorship” on media to espouse racism at it pleases...

Sri Lanka: How long Muslim leaders can control the passions of their youth and whether external Islamic forces will seek to intervene remains to...

An extremist Buddhist group has taken steps to expel Muslims from the island kingdom, silencing dissent through propaganda and intimidation.After three Sri Lankan Muslims...

Sri Lanka: Aluthgama post mortems, suspicious – SLMC

Blood in the mosque, Aluthgama The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress says that the post mortem reports of those killed in the Beruwala and...

Sri Lanka: Aluthgama Violence Scares Schoolchildren

(File photo)The incidents that took place recently in Aluthgama and Beruwela have definitely had an adverse psychological impact on youth who were affected and...

Aluthgama Violence: Ministers Hakeem and Bathiudeen wanted the entire country to burn – Minister Ranawaka

Ranawaka Minister of Technology and Research Patali Champika Ranawaka slams English language media and ‘citizen’ journalists on social media for fabricating stories about the...

Suspicion Over Reports : BASL to seek order to exhume bodies of Aluthgama victims

Nirmala KannangaraThe Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) is to submit an application to court and seek an order to exhume the bodies of...

Sri Lanka: STF looked on as Aluthgama burned?

A senior English teacher in Dharga town says that a group of youth stormed into her home, vandalised its belongings and broke windows and...

Sri Lankan Muslims describe brutal communal violence

World Socialist Web Site reporters this week visited the Sri Lanka coastal town of Aluthgama, 60 kilometres from Colombo, where Buddhist extremist thugs have...

Medical reports of Muslims killed by gunfire at Welipitiya were fabricated to indicate they were hacked to death to cover up role of...

Welipitiya shops burned (Camp4justice )In yet another instance of a flagrant abuse of the judicial process, the medical and autopsy reports of three Muslim...

Sri Lanka: All three Muslim victims of BBS violence were shot to death

Blood inside the MosqueDharisha Bastians“They hold harthals now even for small, small incidents. When the LTTE was killing all communities indiscriminately, nobody held harthals”...

Sri Lanka call to arrest reporter ( for covering Aluthgama violence)

Dinuk KolambageThe Australian  AS journalists around the world reel over lengthy prison sentences handed down to three Al Jazeera reporters in Egypt, a media...

UNP makes fresh charges against Govt. over Aluthgama clashes

Muslims in Sri Lanka (Reuters)Chamitha KuruppuThe United National Party claims the Government has distorted evidence of the two murders and incidents related to the...

“US Embassy In Colombo Was Behind Anti-Muslim Violence” — Editor, Gota’s War

Veteran political commentator C.A.Chandraprema's analysis of the Aluthgama clash has given rise to the speculation that the US Embassy in Colombo was behind the...
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