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Attacks Against Muslims Continue In Sri Lanka

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Citizen Media, Disaster, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict

It has been two weeks since the violent riots against Muslim [1]s in the Sri Lankan coastal cities of Aluthgama and Beruwala. Although the situation has died down after widespread condemnation [2], sporadic violence against Muslims continues [3] in different parts of Sri Lanka.

Blogger Abdul Khaleq [4] tweets about one such recent incident in the Ratmalana [5] division in Colombo district:

Blogger D. B. S. Jeyaraj [8] has details on the unsuccessful arson attack on the Thalayan Bawa Jumma Mosque on Borupane road in Ratmalana in the early hours of 29 June, 2014.