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Anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka

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GTF calls for stern action against those responsible for perpetrating anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) is dismayed that a concerted effort is being made by extremist elements from the Sinhala Buddhist community to spread...

Kandy Digana – Teldeniya Racial Attack against Muslims- HDO Fact Finding Report

According to the recent Report of Amnesty International (AI) (2017/2018), Sri Lanka has been listed among countries unsafe for minorities, particularly for Muslims. In...

Control ethnic violence without hindering democracy – Free Media Movement

(Media Communique/ 08-03-2018.) The Free Media Movement believes that in the wake of the communal violence that occurred in the areas of Ampara and Kandy districts,...

Sri Lanka: Anti- Muslim violence are not purely a law and order question; There is a much deeper dimension – R.Smapanthan

There have been two incidents, Sir, that have occurred recently: one in Ampara a few days ago and the other one, more recently, in...

Take urgent action to stop hate crimes and bring perpetrators to book – International community tells Sri Lanka

International outcry against the  violence against Muslim community in Sri Lanka is continuing, latest statement coming from  EU ambassadors. The  a statement  calls for perpetrators...

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation calls upon Government to take immediate action to protect Muslims in Sri Lanka

Image: OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen. Date: 07/03/2018. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), expresses serious concern at the repeated incidents of violence by extremist mobs...
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