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...