Stories about Sri Lanka from July, 2013
Racist Slur As A Brand Name
Abdul Halik writes about reactions to a brand of dates marketed in Sri Lanka which sounds like a well-known and highly derogatory term referring to Muslims. The blogger analyses the situation in the context of the recent rise of racism and hate speech against Muslims in Sri Lanka from a...
Taking ‘Long Walk of Hope’ Across Sri Lanka for Cancer Patients
A retired army major trekked more than 750 km to raise funds for cancer patients.
Cave Temple in Sri Lanka
Uditha Wijesena informs that Dambulla cave temple is the best preserved cave temple in Sri Lanka.
Reflections On Social Media Day Colombo 2013
The Social Media Day Colombo 2013 took place on June 30, 2013 at Park Street Mews in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Tech blogger Amitha Amarasinghe reflects on the days proceedings. Photos can be found at the event's Facebook page.