Sirisena orders action against attackers targeting Muslims in Lanka

 Buddhist Monk, Galagodaatte Gnanasara is accused of issuing public threats on Muslims and verbally abusing Islam faith.

May 23, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

US cancels Sri Lankan hardline monk`s visa, says Buddhist group

The United States cancelled the visa given to a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk heading a hardline group accused of involvement in violence against Sri Lanka`s minority Muslims, an official of the group said on Monday.

Jun 30, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Anti-hate protesters have terrorist links: Lanka’s BBS

Sri Lanka`s Bodu Bala Sena (BBS, or Buddhist Force) on Saturday claimed a group of protesters who had staged a candle-light vigil against it denouncing religious extremism and hate speech could have terrorist links.

Apr 13, 2013, 21:27 PM IST