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NEWS AND ARTICLES ABOUT SRI LANKA AND SRILANKAN MUSLIMS

Sri Lanka: Covid-19 Forced Cremation of Muslims Discriminatory

Baseless Public Health Claims Smokescreen for Persecuting Minority Sri Lankan municipal cemetery workers carry the coffin of a Covid-19 virus victim for cremation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 21, 2020.  © 2020 Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via AP (New York) – Sri Lanka’s requirement to cremate anyone who dies from Covid-19 goes against public health guidance …

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Kiriella complains about Hizbullah catching coronavirus in custody; govt reveals serious charges being probed against him By Saman Indrajith

Attorney-at-Law Hejaaz Hizbullah, had been denied justice for nine months and he had tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Opposition Whip Kandy District MP Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament on Thursday. “If the government has any evidence then it should charge any person including Hizbullah. If he had been involved in anything …

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16 organisations in Australia send appeal to UN to persuade SL to allow burial of COVID dead

The public outcry not only by Muslims but also Buddhists, Hindus and Christians, have done little to change the Government’s hard-line approach – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara   Sixteen Australian organisations have made an appeal to the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and several other international organisations requesting them …

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