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Sri Lanka: The brutal police assault on Thariq Ahamed, a 14 year old autistic boy – Ali Zahir Moulana

The news of the brutal assault by police on Thariq Ahamed, a 14 year old autistic boy of Dharga Town, Aluthgama is shocking and...

Sri Lankan parliamentary committee proposes immediate burqa ban.

Image: According to the report, a number of countries have already banned the burqa. | Photo Credit: AP. (PTI)The report suggested that the police should...

Sterilisation scare: Mob ‘justice’ in Kurunegala?

The twists and turns in the ‘Dr Shafi Saga’ are never-ending and every new and sinister development points to a racially-charged political conspiracy. In the...

Sri Lanka:Hospital director Weera Bandara fabricated evidence to misled court in the case of Dr. Shafi

PLOT THICKENS: Hospital director, dentist Weera Bandara, fabricated evidence and misled court to save Kurunegala DIG Kithsiri Jayalath who sparked the sterilisation scare by...

‘Moulding Muslim culture’: Sri Lankan BBS echoes Chinese Uyghur experiment – Ameer Ali

Image:BBS Secretary Gnanasara Thero. The 7 July ‘Rally of the Un-Enlightened’ (Colombo Telegraph, 4 July), that fizzled out without the expected turnout of 10,000 Buddhist...

Sri Lanka: A community tormented by over zealous law enforcement; Arbitrary arrests, false accusations, ruined lives

A father-and-son duo languish in jail under terrorism charges for possessing the deadly “C-4” explosive material when all they had in their Madhu rural...

OIC Expresses Concern over rise in incidents of intimidation, anti-Muslim rhetoric and hate speech in Sri Lanka

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been monitoring closely the situation of Muslims in Sri Lanka and remains concerned about the rise in...

Sri Lanka: Students ridiculed in Sri Lanka for using brand targeted in anti-Muslim boycott: official

Image: Atlas, a leading local stationary firm, said that it is caught in an anti-Muslim boycott campaign which flared up after the Easter Sunday...

Sri Lanka: Muslims Face Threats, Attacks – Authorities Should Act Against Incitement by Buddhist Nationalists

Image: Sri Lankan security officers inspect vandalized shops owned by Muslims in Minuwangoda, a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  © 2019 AP...

Gnanasara, Rathana and Asgiriya Chapter Seeds of a national crisis in the making

Vishwamithra. “A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.’’ ~...

False allegations against a Muslim Doctor: CID’s damning report sends shockwaves

Image: Dr. Seigu Siyabdeen Mohammed Shafi . By The Sunday Morning News Desk. Severe shortcomings and irregularities including the submission of fabricated and falsified facts by high-level...

Report- Sri Lanka Post Easter Sunday Attacks: Emerging Human Rights Issues

Background: The Easter Sunday terrorist attacks have drastically changed Sri Lanka’s social and political fabric. Over the existing ethnic polarization, Sri Lanka now faces polarization...

Sri Lanka: A sermon on stoning – Sarath de Alwis

Image: President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Asgiriya Chapter temple in Kandy, to open a new Pirivena building on the premises in 2009 (File photo) It is...

These traitors [Muslims] must not be allowed to live in freedom [in Sri Lanka] – Warakagoda Gnanarathna Thero

Rough translation of comments by the Asgiriya Mahanayake: "We got to know some good news. That in the future, Chamal Rajapaksa will become President....

Sri Lanka top cop on the mat over sterilization scare

( ECONOMYNEXT )The senior-most police officer in the North-Western province is under investigation for attempting to cause racial hatred by planting reports of mass...

Global Tamil Forum condemns violence and intimidation against the Muslim community in Sri Lanka

Image. Half burned Quran found at a Mosque that was set on fire by extremist Sinhalese mobs . (14 June 2019, London.) The Global Tamil...

HRC SL requests local govt authorities to submit info on Muslims being denied commercial activities and actions taken

Image: Jaffna public market ( File photo) In a letter to all commissioners of local government authorities the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has...

Sri Lanka: Arresting first and calling for complaints later – Mockery of justice, say legal experts

Anurangi Singh & Aanya Wipulasena. The emerging but problematic trend of arresting persons, typically belonging to one ethnic group in particular, and then calling for...

Media: A circus ruining lives? – Anuradha Kodagoda

Media activists call for an independent regulator and proper inquiry by Editors’ Guild into news story that took Kurunegala and the country by storm. For...

FMM Condemns taking journalist Mohammed Rizvi Maharoof into custody on baseless charges

May 30, 2019/Press release. Condemn taking Journalist Mohammed Rizvi Maharoof into custody on baseless charges – Free Media Movement The Free Media Movement is deeply saddened...

Sri Lanka’s Veil Ban Is Fueling Hate: Muslim women obeying new rules are still being assaulted and harassed.

Image: Sri Lankan protesters hold placards at a demonstration in Colombo on May 21, 2019. ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES. On May 8, when the 47-year-old Nazia Naseer...

Tamil civil society strongly condemns the violence unleashed against the Muslim people in Sri Lanka.

Image: Anti- Muslim mobs took over the streets in Teldeniya. Statement by Tamil Civil Society condemning violence against Muslim community.  March 6, 2018.  We strongly condemn the violence being...
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Sri Lankan police arrest 19 and mark further 55 for posting Prabhakaran birthday messages

Cropped photo from the original by Sindu S Sri Lankan police across Batticaloa have arrested 19 people for allegedly posting birthday wishes online for Liberation...
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Take immediate steps to secure Shani Abeysekara and ensure the best possible treatment – HRCSL to Commissioner of Prison

In a letter addressed to Commissioner General of Prison,  HRCSL has said that "the health and security of all prisoners including remandees, remain the...

Sri Lanka HR alert: Life threatening continued detention of Shani Abeysekara.

1. Senior Superintendent of Police and former Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Director Shani Abeysekara was arrested on 31 July 2020, by the Colombo Crime...

Provide urgent medical care and facilitate bail for Shani Abeysekara – Families of the victims appeal to AG

The daughter of murdered journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge and four other family members of missing persons have requested the Attorney General to provide urgent medical...