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"We are a non-profit platform that monitors a select sample of Sri Lankan print media (Sinhala, Tamil, and English) to identify and fact check statements attributed to high-level decision makers in
"The simultaneous attack on churches across the country left the Christian and Catholic community shaken: Why were they targeted? What had they done wrong? But despite the very real assault to their faith, worshippers of the Zion Evangelical Church continued to return to worship.
The PSC makes several findings and recommendations in the report:
On 21 April 2019, Easter Sunday, suicide terrorist bombings that took place in three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka killed around 277 people (including 8 suicide bombers) and wounded more than 400 people as
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On Easter Sunday April 21st 2019, a coordinated terrorist attack was carried out upon multiple churches and hotels killing 300+ people and injuring over 500. No Country is an Island looks at a group of young Sri Lankans who, coming from different religious backgrounds, are
The Dawoodi Bohra community’s ‘Ashara Mubaraka’ drew over 25,000 devout visitors from 40 countries during the 10 days, giving the country the biggest-ever tourism boost since the Easter Sunday tragedy.
“Firstly, the 10-day program represents a marked recognition of the centuries-old values of tolerance and goodwill
In search operations, approximately thousand mosques were raided. In the process only three mosques were found to have had swords. They are:
The only mosque where people had hidden swords due to fear of retaliation.
Known for criminal activity in the area, local gangsters had hidden
Lewis Allen lost his wife in the 21/4 Easter attacks in Sri Lanka. He is one of the largest buyers of Sapphire in Sri Lanka was the guest of honour at Facets 2019. Despite the latest tragedy the country has faced, he believes, “the country,
22nd August: Despite Emergency Regulations being lifted after four months, the military will remain deployed across the country to assist the police to maintain public order and peace.
This is in terms of a Special Gazette notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday .
As adults sling hateful comments. These children decide to ask each other meaningful questions about each others religion. Watch and learn!
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