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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.

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.