Controversial Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara. Photo: AFP

Buddhist extremism: is monk Gnanasara’s jailing a sign of Sri Lankan enlightenment?

The surprise sentencing of the Bodu Bala Sena leader, which comes in wake of anti-Muslim riots, brings hope of a new approach in a country that seldom brings its Buddhist extremists to justice

Topic |   Sri Lanka

TOP PICKS

Controversial Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE