Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist militants.
One man has died and Muslim-owned shops and houses burned and raided as a wave of anti-Muslim violence spread across Sri Lanka. It’s believed the attacks are in retaliation for the Easter church attacks in April which left over 250 people dead. The government dispersed a mob in the north-west of...
An elephant taking part in a Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka has run berserk, injuring at least 18 people. Privately owned Derana Television aired footage of Saturday night's pageant in Kotte, near Sri..
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