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Friday prayers cut short in Sri Lanka amid anti-Muslim sentiment

Jun 20, 2014

Friday prayers cut short in Sri Lanka amid anti-Muslim sentiment

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) said Islamic clerics instructed mosques to conduct shorter services and asked the faithful to disperse peacefully after lunchtime prayers. #Sri Lanka #Islam #NewsTracker #Buddhism #Racism #Muslim #Colombo #Buddhist #Bodu Bala Sena #mosques #Aluthgama #Muslim Council of Sri Lanka #Ulama
Aluthgama riots: Social media breaks SL media's shameful silence

Jun 17, 2014

Aluthgama riots: Social media breaks SL media's shameful silence

There has been little to no mention of deadly communal clashes in Sri Lanka in any of its mainstream media. #social media #facebook #ThatsJustWrong #World #Sri Lanka #Twitter #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Bodu Bala Sena #Aluthgama
Communal violence in SL again: Sinhala - Muslim riots kill 3

Jun 16, 2014

Communal violence in SL again: Sinhala - Muslim riots kill 3

The tensions between Sinhalese and Muslim groups was reported from the Aluthgama and Beruwala areas of Southern Sri Lanka, and are believed to have occurred following an inciteful speech by anti- Muslim Sinhalese extremist group the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #riots #Communal violence #Muslims #clashes #Bodu Bala Sena #Sinhalese #Aluthgama #Beruwala
Rising anti-Muslim sentiments in SL stoke fears of another ethnic war

Apr 07, 2013

Rising anti-Muslim sentiments in SL stoke fears of another ethnic war

The anti-Muslim campaign has been led by Buddhist monks and is fast gaining ground among youth through raging speeches and ludicrous conspiracy theories spread on social media. #ThatsJustWrong #Sri Lanka #Bodu Bala Sena #Anti Muslim sentiments #Sri Lankan Muslims #Fashion Bug
Fascist Sri Lanka? Beleagured Muslims give up Halal certification

Mar 12, 2013

Fascist Sri Lanka? Beleagured Muslims give up Halal certification

The Buddhist extremist Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Force) has been running a vocal protest campaign to force the end to Halal certification. Their main grouse was that non-Muslims are being forced to consume Halal certified products. #ThatsJustWrong #Sri Lanka #Buddhist #Halal Certification #Bodu Bala Sena #All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama

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Fascist Sri Lanka? Beleagured Muslims give up Halal certification

Jul 29, 2014

Legacy of riots overshadows Eid in Sri Lanka

Aluthgama, Sri Lanka - Tensions persist as Muslim and Sinhalese communities in the Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama try to rebuild their lives in the wake of communal riots . The two-day violence in June overshadowed the traditional observance during Ram... #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa