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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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Cremation Vs. Burial: Expert Panel Revises Recommendation To Include Both Cremation And Burial Of COVID-19 Dead Bodies

The 11-Member Expert Panel appointed by the Ministry of Health has revised its recommendation to include both cremation and burial of COVID-19 dead bodies in Sri Lanka. The panel chaired by Prof. Jennifer Perera, Senior Professor in Microbiology in its recommendations submitted to the Ministry of Health this week said, “’While firmly …

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