Category: anti-Muslim

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In Sri Lanka, hate speech and impunity gas anti-Muslim violence

A day before anti-Muslim mobs swept through a peaceful hill town in central Sri Lanka, the leader of a Sinhala nationalist group took a stroll through the town’s centre. “We have been distributing leaflets and have now reached Digana,” Amith Weerasinghe said into the camera of his phone. “But the problem is we haven’t come…

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Sri Lanka Buddhist monks denounce anti-Muslim riots

Hundreds of Buddhist monks and activists have rallied in the Sri Lanka’s capital against anti-Muslim riots that have killed at least two people and forced the government to declare a nationwide state of emergency. The National Bhikku Front said on Friday they organised the silent protest against what they called “communal clashes destroying national unity”.…