Sri Lankan

'Sr Lankan Muslims' rights being abused': Tamil leader demands international probe 

Following the attacks that claimed 258 lives, some Muslim politicians representing the government came under criticism for their alleged support extended to the rising militancy.

published on : 10th June 2019

Narendra Modi favours Lankan govt, not Tamil fishers: Vaiko

The Lankan government, in the pretext of implementing its new Fisheries Bill, has been arresting Tamil fishermen and are imposing lakhs of rupees as penalty.

published on : 10th June 2019

Thousands gather to remember victims of civil war in Sri Lanka

Mullivaikkal Remembrance Forum, an organisation voicing the concern of Tamils vowed to strengthen the call to refer Sri Lanka to the International Crimes Court for alleged war crimes committed then.

published on : 18th May 2019

Easter Sunday blast: Sri Lanka President bans NTJ, two other Islamist extremist organisations

According to the Gazette the National Thowheed Jamaath, the Jamaathe Millaathe Ibrahim, and the Willayath As Seylani organisations have been banned.

published on : 14th May 2019

Sri Lankan police impose nationwide curfew as communal violence continue to spread 

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also appealed for calm after the unrest broke out, especially in Kurunegala district targeting Muslims.

published on : 13th May 2019

Muslim cleric wanted for airing extremist views arrested by Sri Lankan authorities

The cleric, whose identity has not been disclosed, was wanted for releasing videos in a manner that harms reconciliation in the country and has been remanded till May 14.

published on : 12th May 2019

Won't runaway, won't be intimidated, won't resign till I crush terrorism: Sri Lankan President

Over 250 people, including 44 foreigners 10 of whom were Indians, were killed and 500 others injured in the blasts in three churches and as many hotels on April 21.

published on : 12th May 2019

Sri Lankan national held in Kerala capital without travel documents

The man, who identified himself as Maluge Juth Selfon Dias, was held from Thampanoor bus terminal in the heart of the city last night, police said.

published on : 5th May 2019

Sri Lankan man without passport arrested in Chennai

A Facebook friend of main suspect in Easter blasts, he was caught along with 2 other men in a raid by NIA and IB.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media blockade imposed after Easter Sunday blasts

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission to lift the ban on Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube and other popular platforms from April 30.

published on : 1st May 2019

Sri Lanka Muslim women uncover face out of fear

Muslims in the South Asian nation have felt they are a target ever since jihadist suicide bombers killed more than 250 people with their coordinated strikes on six churches and hotels.

published on : 30th April 2019

Terrorists at large may be planning more attacks on Sri Lanka, warns US

Nancy VanHorn, the spokesperson at the US Embassy in Colombo, said that the US believes active members of the attack group that carried out the terror attacks on Easter Sunday may still be at large.

published on : 30th April 2019

Sri Lanka bombings: Tamil medium teacher, principal among 106 suspects held

The 40-year-old Tamil medium school teacher was found in possession of 50 SIM cards and other incriminating items.

published on : 28th April 2019

Islamists threaten Sufi mosques in Sri Lanka: Police

Security around Sufi mosques in the country which are known as 'Kuppu Palli' or 'Auliya' mosques has been strengthened following the threat.

published on : 26th April 2019

Sri Lanka police wrongly ID American Muslim over attacks

On Thursday, police issued a flyer with the names and photos of six people -- three men and three women -- wanted in connection with attacks that killed over 250 people.

published on : 26th April 2019
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