Sri Lanka has locked up this Muslim lawyer without charge for nearly five months

The prominent Sri Lankan Muslim lawyer, Hejaaz Hizbullah, is being described by human rights groups as the latest victim of Sri Lanka’s draconian Prevention...

Sri Lankan police brutally beat up 14 yr old autistic Muslim boy

Sri Lankan authorities have launched an investigation after shocking video footage showed policemen beating a 14 year old autistic Muslim boy. The assault took place in...

Sri Lankan authorities cremate Muslim woman who didn’t have COVID

The family of a 44 year old Muslim woman who thought she was cremated because she had COVID-19 are in a state of shock...

UN official urges Sri Lanka to let Muslims bury their dead

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief has urged Sri Lanka's President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to allow Muslims to bury their dead. In a...

Sri Lanka sticks to coronavirus cremation-only policy despite Muslim protests

Authorities in Sri Lanka insist they will continue cremating the bodies of coronavirus victims, including Muslims, despite protests from members of the community. As of...

Sri Lanka cremates Muslim coronavirus victims

The Sri Lankan authorities have forcibly cremated two Muslim COVID-19 victims despite World Health Organisation advice that burials are an acceptable way of disposing...

Sri Lanka spy chief blamed for not preventing Easter Sunday attacks

A parliamentary report into the deadly Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has blamed the country's spy chief for not acting on information which...

Top Sri Lankan Buddhist monk urges boycott of Muslim businesses

A top Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka has accused Muslims of destroying the island’s majority Sinhalese community and called for drastic action, including the...

Sri Lankan Muslims living in fear as mosques and businesses attacked

Mosques and Muslim-run businesses have been attacked in Sri Lanka in the worst bout of anti-Muslim violence since the deadly Easter Sunday bombings. The mosques and...

Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV reportedly banned in Sri Lanka

Cable operators in Sri Lanka have reportedly blocked the prominent Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV channel in the wake of the Easter...
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