Easter Sunday Attacks

Sri Lanka govt defies President Sirisena to resume parliamentary probe into Easter blasts 

Sirisena has insisted that as minister of defence and law and order he was unaware of precise intelligence warnings from India about the attack on April 21.

published on : 11th June 2019

Committee probing Sri Lanka Easter attacks submits final report to President Sirisena

President Sirisena appointed the committee on April 22 to probe into the Easter bombings and identify its root causes along with other related matters.

published on : 10th June 2019

Sri Lanka proposes new law on fake news after Easter Sunday attacks

The cabinet of ministers approved a proposal by the acting justice minister, which will also see offenders fined one million rupees (USD 5,715), the government said in a statement.

published on : 6th June 2019

Sri Lanka failed to arrest Easter bomber despite warnings

Official sources said Hashim came to the attention of the authorities following a violent clash with a moderate Muslim group in his village in eastern Sri Lanka two years ago.

published on : 29th May 2019

NIA team in Colombo to probe Islamic State related cases

The two-member team is in the Sri-Lankan capital to find out any possible links between the terrorist modules and the terrorists involved in the deadly Easter Sunday bombings in Sri-Lanka.

published on : 29th May 2019

Sri Lanka: Muslim man hacked to death in fresh violence 

The government imposed a nationwide curfew Monday and temporarily blocked social media and messaging apps.

published on : 14th May 2019

Sri Lanka slaps controls on mosques after Easter Sunday suicide attacks

Sri Lankan radicals who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group have been blamed for the April 21 bombings against three Christian churches and three luxury hotels.

published on : 10th May 2019