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 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...

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 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...

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.

Family members of Easter Sunday bombings “ringleader” killed in police raid

The father and two brothers of the alleged ringleader of the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were killed in a security forces operation...

Rohingya safe-house attackers censured by Sri Lanka and branded “animals”

The Sri Lankan government has rebuked radical Buddhist monks who attacked Muslim Rohingya refugees, and has vowed to take action against police who failed...

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...

Inaction by Sri Lankan police over spate of Muslim businesses torched by Buddhists

The Sri Lankan government has imposed a curfew in a popular tourist town after days of unrest between religious communities with a spate of...
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