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2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast
May 07, 2019

2 Arrested After Clash in Sri Lanka Town Hit by Easter Blast

By Eranga Jayawardena
On Sunday evening, mostly Catholic attackers stoned and vandalized Muslim-owned shops.

Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror
April 30, 2019

Sri Lanka: A New Pattern of Transnational Terror

By Angshuman Choudhury and Sarral Sharma
The recent attacks are part of Islamic State’s global expansion through local ‘franchises.’
Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection
April 30, 2019

Religious Repression and the Easter Attacks: The Hidden Connection

By Nilay Saiya
Religious repression is one of the most important motivators of faith-based terrorism.

From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter
April 26, 2019

From the Ruins of the Caliphate: Sri Lanka’s Bloody Easter

By Siddharthya Roy and Stephanie Rose Justin
Don't let the Islamic State connection overshadow the local factors that fed into the attack.

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings
April 24, 2019

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Sri Lanka's Easter Bombings

By Emily Schmall and Krishan Francis
The claim has yet to be verified, but is consistent with suspicions there was foreign involvement in the attacks.

Terror Strikes Sri Lanka
April 22, 2019

Terror Strikes Sri Lanka

By Associated Press and The Diplomat
The country remains in shock as the government investigates bombings that killed nearly 300 people.

Why Sri Lanka? Why Now?
April 22, 2019

Why Sri Lanka? Why Now?

By Charudaththa Ekanayake
Possible motivations behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Sunday Bombings
April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Easter Sunday Bombings

By Matt O'Brien and Stephen Wright
Authorities are wary of misinformation spreading in the aftermath of the attacks.

After Easter Sunday Terrorist Attacks Kill Nearly 300, Sri Lanka Looks For Answers
April 22, 2019

After Easter Sunday Terrorist Attacks Kill Nearly 300, Sri Lanka Looks For Answers

By Ankit Panda
With no claim of responsibility, Sri Lankan authorities seek clarity after a national tragedy.

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