Bodu Bala Sena

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

Lanka's BBS wants ties with RSS to form 'peace zone' in S Asia

A controversial Sri Lankan Buddhist nationalist group, accused of fanning communal tensions here, on Tuesday claimed it is in talks with the RSS to create a "Buddhist-Hindu peace zone" in South Asia to counter Islamic extremism in the region.

Oct 07, 2014, 18:21 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

Muslim leader arrested in Lanka

A prominent Sri Lankan Muslim leader, who recently formed a new political front to promote ethnic and religious harmony, has been arrested by police after receiving "several complaints" against him.

May 03, 2013, 18:49 PM IST