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Sri Lankan government demolishes Hindu temple in Trincomalee

Thursday May 23, 2019

The Sri Lankan government has demolished an ancient Hindu temple in Kanniya, Trincomalee district.

 

The temple in question had been in existence for centuries and was dedicated to the Hindu god, Ganesh.

 

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Sri Lanka bans road signs in Arabic

Wednesday May 22, 2019

The Sri Lankan government has banned the use of Arabic language in road signs across the country.

 

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Sinhala Buddhist monks lay siege to the welfare centre housing Pakistani refugees

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Sinhala Buddhist monks laid siege to the welfare centre housing Pakistani refugees in Poonthodam, Vavuniya.

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Tamils commemorate the tenth anniversary of Mullivaikal Tamil Genocide

Sunday May 19, 2019

Tamils have held mass gatherings across the world on Saturday to mark the tenth anniversary of Mullivaikal Tamil Genocide.

 

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Jaffna University's Student Union leaders, canteen manager released on bail

Thursday May 16, 2019

The president and secretary of the Student Union of Jaffna University have been released on bail along with the manager of the canteen.

 

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News

Labour will ban arms sales to Sri Lanka - John McDonnell

Wednesday May 15, 2019
The UK's Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer has warned that the Labour Party would ban arms sales to Sri Lanka if it comes to power.   ...
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Jaffna University students call for the release of Student Union leaders

Wednesday May 15, 2019
Students of Jaffna University held a demonstration today demanding the release of Student Union leaders arrested by the Sri Lankan military. ...
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35 Tamils abducted and murdered by Jihadi terrorists - Tamil activist claims

Wednesday May 15, 2019
A Tamil activists has claimed that at least 35 Tamils had been abducted and murdered by Jihadi terrorists.   ...
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Militarisation of Tamil Eelam intensified in guise of countering Jihadi terrorism

Tuesday May 14, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has intensified its militarisation of the Tamil homeland, in the guise of countering Jihadi terrorism.   ...
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Sinhalese and Muslims clash; mosques, shops and houses set alight

Tuesday May 14, 2019
Clashes have erupted between the Sinhalese and Muslims in North Western Sri Lanka, with mosques, houses and shops being set alight. ...
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Attacks on mosques by Sinhala Buddhist extremists continue

Monday May 13, 2019
A mosque in Bingiriya, Kurunegala district, was vandalised last night by Sinhala Buddhist extremists. ...
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Rajapaksa's associate tells Muslims to go back to Arabic countries

Thursday May 09, 2019
An associate of Mahinda Rajapaksa has said Muslims who do not want to live in Sri Lanka in harmony should go back Arabic countries.   ...
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Sri Lankan Airlines flies from London with empty seats

Thursday May 09, 2019
A Sri Lankan Airlines flight flying from London to Colombo left with largely empty seats on Wednesday.   ...
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Sri Lankan military swoops down on 14 mosques in Jaffna

Wednesday May 08, 2019
The Sri Lankan military has carried out simultaneous raids on fourteen mosques in Jaffna city today. ...
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State-owned retail chain under the purview of Islamist minister raided

Wednesday May 08, 2019
The state-owned retail chain, Lanka Sathosa, which comes under the purview of Islamist minister Rishard Bathiudeen, has been raided today. ...
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Muslim police informant beaten to death by Jihadi terrorists

Tuesday May 07, 2019
A Muslim man who worked as a police informant has been beaten to death by a gang of Jihadi terrorists.   ...
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Sri Lankan police claim to have arrested all Jihadi terrorists

Tuesday May 07, 2019
The Sri Lankan police have claimed to have arrested all Jihadi terrorists previously functioning in the island.   ...
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Sinhala - Muslim riots erupt in Negombo

Sunday May 05, 2019
Ethnic riots have erupted between the Sinhalese and Muslims in Poruthota, Negombo city.     ...
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Drone brings havoc to the city of Colombo

Sunday May 05, 2019
A drone flying over Colombo has brought havoc to the city last night.   ...
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Wigneswaran calls for troop withdrawal; says police presence is sufficient for the security of Tamil areas

Friday May 03, 2019
The former chief minister of Northern Tamil Eelam has called for troop withdrawal from the Tamil homeland.   ...
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Sri Lankan military arrests Jaffna University students over alleged LTTE links

Friday May 03, 2019
The Sri Lankan military has arrested the president and the secretary of the Student Union of Jaffna University over alleged LTTE links.   ...
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Sri Lankan government dumps the remains of ISIS terrorists in garbage bags

Thursday May 02, 2019
The Sri Lankan government has buried the remains of ISIS terrorists in garbage bags, rejecting relatives' requests to conduct religious rituals. ...
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Mosque in the Sinhala South vandalised

Thursday May 02, 2019
A mosque in Wewegama, Kuliyapitiya in Kurunegala district, has been vandalised by a gang of Sinhala Buddhist extremists.   The attack took place last night. ...
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Extremist Buddhist monk party warns of waging war against Muslims

Thursday May 02, 2019
The Bodhu Bala Sena has warned the ISIS against attacking Buddhist places of worship in Sri Lanka.   ...
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Fleeing ISIS terror suspects arrested in Tamil Nadu

Wednesday May 01, 2019
The Indian police has arrested three ISIS terror suspects who fled Sri Lanka following Easter bombings.   ...
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