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Mar 08, 2018
Sri Lanka returns to throes of sectarian conflict: India would be well advised to help douse the flamesWhat is fairly certain is that conflicts between the Sinhala and Muslim communities in Sri Lanka will likely become India’s business if matters get worse.
Jun 11, 2017
Sri Lankan police makes first arrest over hate crimes against Muslims, extremist Buddhists involvedPolice in Sri Lanka have arrested a key leader of extremist Buddhist organisation who was blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims.
Jan 09, 2015
Minorities win with Rajapaksa’s fall, but will Sirisena change Sri Lanka’s majoritarian politics?There is nothing to indicate that Maithripala Sirisena's politics is different from that of Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sep 16, 2014
How Sri Lanka's Sinhala supremacists are helping ISI's war against IndiaThe recent arrest of Arun Selvarajan, a Lankan Tamil and an ex-LTTE operative, who has been spying in India on behalf of ISI, has exposed a new domain for breeding future militants.
Jun 20, 2014
Friday prayers cut short in Sri Lanka amid anti-Muslim sentimentThe 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.
Jun 17, 2014
Aluthgama riots: Social media breaks SL media's shameful silenceThere has been little to no mention of deadly communal clashes in Sri Lanka in any of its mainstream media.
Jun 16, 2014
Communal violence in SL again: Sinhala - Muslim riots kill 3The 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)
Apr 10, 2013
It's time moderate Sri Lankans stood up to anti-Muslim rhetoricThis is not the time to be non-partisan, undecided or apolitical. There’s a lot that extremist bigots are willing to do that peaceful moderates are not, but conviction should not be where we come up short.
Apr 07, 2013
Rising anti-Muslim sentiments in SL stoke fears of another ethnic warThe 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.
Mar 12, 2013
Fascist Sri Lanka? Beleagured Muslims give up Halal certificationThe 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.