Sri Lankan Muslims help oust President Rajapaksa

It appears that Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has paid the price for authoritarian rule, nepotism and alienating the island's minorities, including Muslims.  Official...

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 Lankan government says local “Islamist” group responsible for Easter Sunday bombings

The deadly bombings that killed hundreds of people at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday were carried out by a local...

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...

ISIS “claims responsibilty” for Sri Lanka attacks

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people, according to the group’s Amaq news agency. The group released...

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...

Sri Lankan MP calls for burqa ban in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks

A Sri Lankan MP has called for a ban on Muslim women wearing the burqa in the wake of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, which...

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...

Face veils banned in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday attacks

Sri Lanka has banned face coverings in public following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed at least 250 people and injured hundreds more. President Maithripala...

VIDEO: Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka force Rohingya Muslims to leave UN safe house

Video of Buddhist monks protected by Sri Lankan police forcing Rohingya Muslims to leave a UN safe house in Colombo.
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