Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Photo: AFP

Sri Lanka did not arrest citizens who joined Islamic State because it is ‘not an offence’ to join foreign terrorist groups, PM says

  • Attacks on Easter Sunday killed 253 people – revised down from more than 350. Islamic State has claimed responsibility
  • Many countries amended their relevant anti-terrorism legislation after 2014, the year that Islamic State declared a caliphate
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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Photo: AFP
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