Sri Lankan Authorities Must End Violence & Discrimination Against Muslims: Amnesty International

Sri Lanka’s Muslim community has suffered consistent discrimination, harassment and violence since 2013, culminating in the adoption of government policies explicitly targeting the minority group, said Amnesty International, in a new report published today. Lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah From Burning Houses to Burning Bodies: Anti-Muslim Harassment, Discrimination and Violence in Sri Lanka, …

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SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS CONDEMN ATTACK ON SIR DAVID AMESS

Right Honourable Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, No. 10 Downing Street, London Dear Prime Minister, SRI LANKAN MUSLIMS CONDEMN ATTACK ON SIR DAVID AMESS Members of the World Forum of Sri Lankan Muslims, unreservedly condemn the stabbing of Southend West constituency Sir David Amess, without rhyme or …

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Muslims in Post war Sri Lanka

Radhika Coomaraswamy This volume with research and writing from some of Sri Lanka’s best young scholars is a pioneering effort to reflect on the last few years and the particular experience of Sri Lanka’s Muslim community. They analyse the Easter Sunday bombings, attacks against Muslims and their properties, the demands …

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Oral Update on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka

48th session of the Human Rights Council Statement by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Geneva, 13 September 2021 Distinguished President, Excellencies, I am pleased to update the Human Rights Council on Sri Lanka and the trends and issues identified in my last report.  I acknowledge the inputs …

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Statement by Hon. Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka at the 48th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, 14 September 2021, Geneva

Human Rights Council 48th Regular Session Agenda Item 2: Oral update on Sri Lanka by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Statement by Hon. Prof. G.L. Peiris Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka (Geneva, 14 September 2021)  Madam President, Let me begin by reiterating our strong and continued cooperation with this Council and the United Nations mandated human …

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