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Attacks Against Muslims Continue In Sri Lanka

Written by Rezwan On 30 June 2014 @ 15:33 pm | 1 Comment

In Citizen Media, Disaster, English, Human Rights, Politics, Quick Reads, South Asia, Sri Lanka, War & Conflict

It has been two weeks since the violent riots against Muslim [1]s in the Sri Lankan coastal cities of Aluthgama and Beruwala. Although the situation has died down after widespread condemnation [2], sporadic violence against Muslims continues [3] in different parts of Sri Lanka.

Blogger Abdul Khaleq [4] tweets about one such recent incident in the Ratmalana [5] division in Colombo district:

Blogger D. B. S. Jeyaraj [8] has details on the unsuccessful arson attack on the Thalayan Bawa Jumma Mosque on Borupane road in Ratmalana in the early hours of 29 June, 2014.


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URLs in this post:

[1] violent riots against Muslim: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/06/17/sri-lanka-aluthgama-muslims-buddhists-bodu-bala-sena-media/

[2] after widespread condemnation: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/06/25/buddhists-sri-lanka-criticize-bodu-bala-sena/

[3] sporadic violence against Muslims continues: http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/31194

[4] Abdul Khaleq: https://twitter.com/HalikAzeez/statuses/483159481908359168

[5] Ratmalana: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratmalana_Divisional_Secretary%27s_Division

[6] #StayStrongSrilanka: https://twitter.com/hashtag/StayStrongSrilanka?src=hash

[7] pic.twitter.com/Vys16T51vn: http://t.co/Vys16T51vn

[8] D. B. S. Jeyaraj: http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/31318

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