Kalmunai (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Kalmunai (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 7.41
Longitude: 81.82
population: 100,172
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Tense situation among Muslim sects in Kalmunai in Eastern Sri Lanka

* July 01, Colombo: Police beefed up security in the Kalmunai area of Sri Lanka's Eastern Province due to a clash between two Muslim sects.The clash was over the construction of a prayer center of a new Islam sect for which the orthodox Muslims protested, ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Another Mass Grave Another Investigation

By Binoy SuriarachchiWith investigations still continuing into the Matale and Mannar mass graves, focus has now shifted to yet another grave which the Police claim, based on information they have received, contains the bodies of over 100 Muslims killed ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

BBS Blamed For Irresponsible Action

By Camelia NathanielWith all the actions of the BBS having been taken lightly by the government in the past, it seems that this time, with the Aluthgama incident which almost led the country back into another ethnic conflict, the government has to take ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Muslim parties in Sri Lanka to stage island wide protests on Friday condemning violence against them

* June 19, Colombo: The political parties representing Muslim community in Sri Lanka will stage island wide hartals on Friday (June 20) to condemn the recent attacks by the extremist groups on the Muslim people in the two coastal towns of Aluthgama and ... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 19 2014]
Entities: Sri Lanka, Protest, Violence
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lankan Muslims stage protests against violence in East

03:00 pm Colombo: Muslims in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province are continuing with their protests against violence on community members in the coastal areas of Alutgama and Beruwela, squarely blaming the incidents on the majority Sinhala Buddhist Bodu Bala ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rishad’s ACMC skips Parliament vote

(Asiantribune.com):The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Rishad Bathiudeen (MP Vanni District and Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) has boycotted the Parliamentary vote of 18 June.The 18 June vote was taken on the resolution to not ... [Published Asian Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 reports

No allegations on Sri Lanka security forces from Batticaloa to Commission on Missing Persons

* June 06, Colombo: The Presidential Commission Investigating Cases of Missing Persons in Sri Lanka began its fourth round of public sittings today in Batticaloa District and heard cases from Batticaloa.The Commission will conduct sittings in the district ... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Change of government in India Blow to TNA’s aspirations

With Barathiya Janatha Party (BJP) returning to office in India, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) seems to be distraught somewhat. The TNA relies heavily on India to prevail upon the government of Sri Lanka to evolve a political solution acceptable to ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man

The other day, on the banks of the Diyawanna waterfront close to the Sri Lankan Parliament, I noticed a man sitting in meditation. What a surprise? He is none other than my drinking partner from Bridgetown — the Sri Lankan Tamil fellow Sivapuranam ... [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Emboldened Colombo ‘mobilizes’ Ampaa’rai Tamils in favour of Rajapaksa

While Tamil Naitonal Alliance (TNA) parliamentarians are asked by the Washington and London to lobby Australia and India to gain support to the watered-down resolution to be tabled in Geneva later this month, the occupying Colombo has managed to mobilize ... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Mar 09 2014]

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Tense situation among Muslim sects in Kalmunai ... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 01 2014]
Security tightened in Kalmunai [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 01 2014]
Another Mass Grave Another Investigation [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jun 28 2014]
BBS Blamed For Irresponsible Action [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jun 22 2014]
Muslim parties in Sri Lanka to stage island wid... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 19 2014]
Sri Lankan Muslims stage protests against viole... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jun 19 2014]
Sri Lankan Muslims stage protests against viole... [Published TruthDive - Jun 19 2014]
Rishad’s ACMC skips Parliament vote [Published Asian Tribune - Jun 19 2014]
No allegations on Sri Lanka security forces fro... [Published Colombo Page - Jun 06 2014]
Change of government in India Blow to TNA’s asp... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jun 04 2014]
The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]
Sri Lanka: Emboldened Colombo ‘mobilizes’ Ampaa... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Mar 09 2014]
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The other day, on the banks of the Diyawanna waterfront close to the Sri Lankan Parliament, I noticed a man sitting in meditation. What a surprise? He is none other than my drinking partner from Bridgetown — the Sri Lankan Tamil fellow Sivapuranam ...
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