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Sri Lankan media watchdog slams attempt to arrest journalist for remarks on anti-Muslim riots
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Sri Lankan media watchdog slams attempt to arrest journalist for remarks on anti-Muslim riots

The Sri Lanka Free Media Movement (SLFMM) has said police were trying to prosecute Kusal Perera, a senior journalist who wrote a column in Sri Lanka's Daily Mirror newspaper over the anti-Muslim violence.

After inflammatory social media posts fuelled March riots in Sri Lanka, Facebook set to train staff in local languages
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After inflammatory social media posts fuelled March riots in Sri Lanka, Facebook set to train staff in local languages

Three months after Sri Lanka was rocked by deadly anti-Muslim riots fuelled by online vitriol, Facebook is training its staff to identify inflammatory content in the country's local languages.

Sri Lanka unrest: Three retired judges to probe anti-Muslim riots in Kandy, announces President Maithripala Sirisena
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Sri Lanka unrest: Three retired judges to probe anti-Muslim riots in Kandy, announces President Maithripala Sirisena

An investigation into anti-Muslim riots that spread in central Sri Lanka prompting the authorities to declare a nationwide state of emergency was announced by Sirisena

Myanmar violence: Court jails Muslims following anti-Muslim riots
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Myanmar violence: Court jails Muslims following anti-Muslim riots

Muslim businessman, his wife and an employee have been sentenced to prison after an altercation at their gold shop led to anti-Muslim riots in which at least 43 people were killed in Myanmar last month.