Attacks on Sri Lanka’s Muslim community

Al Wasat is the biggest selling broadsheet in Bahrain. They just published an article (in Arabic) on the increasingly aggressive attacks on Sri Lanka’s Muslim community. The article was based on the work of the Minority Rights Group and their recent report on...

The attack on the Dambulla mosque

The attack carried out on a Muslim Mosque (reminiscent of the Babri Masjid incident) in Sri Lanka sparks new fears that there is a rise in attacks religious freedoms within the country. The protest outside the Jumma mosque in Dambulla on 20 April 2012, which also...

Religious confrontations

A recent spate of attacks and confrontations on non-Buddhist shrines and religious sites shows a worrying increase in the numbers of Sinhala Buddhist hardliners intent on suppressing the diverse religious and cultural practices that have long been a part of the...