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  1. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka blocks UN war crime investigators from entering country

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo President blocks UN probe into claims military killed 40,000 civilians in final months of civil war War crimes investigators barred Sri Lanka will not grant visas to UN investigators probing war crimes allegedly committed d ...

  2. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    United Nations slams Sri Lanka for early deportation of asylum seekers

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo UN 'dismayed' at early expulsion of refugees The UN's refugee agency has accused Sri Lanka of failing to respect international law by deporting Afghan and Pakistan refugees before their asylum claims could be ...

  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan politician jailed for 20 years for murder and rape

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Politician gets 20 years in jail for murder and rape A Sri Lankan ruling party politician and three accomplices were sentenced yesterday to 20 years in jail for murdering a British holidaymaker on Christmas Eve and raping h ...

  4. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan police to deal with asylum seekers sent back by Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Asylum seekers turned back by Australia will be handed over to police in Sri Lanka, leading to protests at treatment and fears of rights abuses A boatload of asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian navy and returned to Sri Lanka wil ...

  5. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan government accused of turning a blind eye to violence against Muslims

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Aluthgama Attacks by Buddhist group have critics saying minority's concerns ignored due to politics Rajapaksa under fire for failure to protect Muslims The attackers stormed in close to midnight, tearing through town with petrol b ...

  6. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Eight key suspects held over recent anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Eight seized over anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka's police arrested key suspects involved in fuelling religious riots and looting, as minority Muslims expressed fears of more unrest ahead of Ramadan. Police said eight peop ...

  7. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka police hit back after media criticism over deadly religious riots

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 06:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lankan police announced on Sunday they were tightening security in the capital after local media, in a rare show of unity, condemned them for failing to control Buddhist extremists behind deadly anti-Muslim riots. Polic ...

  8. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Muslim-owned businesses close to protest Buddhist riots in Sri Lanka

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Muslim businesses close to protest Buddhist riots Several hundred Muslim-owned businesses shut down in Sri Lanka's capital yesterday to protest against deadly riots by extremist Buddhists, defying President Mahinda Raj ...

  9. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka arrests 49 over religious riots that left four dead

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Alutgama, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s police arrested 49 people overnight over deadly anti-Muslim riots in a tourist region where Buddhist hardliners have set shops and homes ablaze, a senior officer said on Wednesday. Both Buddhists and ...

  10. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Buddhist attacks leave three dead in resort area of Alutgama, Sri Lanka

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:01pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Alutgama 3 killed in Buddhist mob attacks Clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in southern Sri Lanka has left three people dead and at least 78 others seriously wounded, the justice minister said on Monday. Police have imposed a c ...




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