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Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19
May 18, 2021

Sri Lanka Teaches the World How Not to Respond to COVID-19

By Kalani Kumarasinghe
Bungled communications and ethnic profiling have become hallmarks of Sri Lanka's pandemic response.

Sri Lankan Muslims Fear Speaking Out
April 09, 2021

Sri Lankan Muslims Fear Speaking Out

By Tasnim Nazeer
A crackdown on dissenting voices -- those denouncing Islamophobia and criticizing the government -- has Sri Lanka’s Muslims afraid to speak out.
Sri Lanka’s Proposed ‘Burqa Ban’ Would Backfire
March 25, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Proposed ‘Burqa Ban’ Would Backfire

By Nilay Saiya
If Sri Lanka adopts the burqa ban and refuses to address systemic issues of bias and discrimination against Muslims, it will only create a breeding ground for terrorism.

Sri Lanka’s Burqa Ban Is More About Islamophobia Than National Security
March 17, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Burqa Ban Is More About Islamophobia Than National Security

By Tasnim Nazeer
In truth, the move is consistent with attempts to stigmatize the country's small Muslim minority.

Sri Lankan Muslims Pin Hopes on Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan
February 24, 2021

Sri Lankan Muslims Pin Hopes on Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan

By Tasnim Nazeer
Muslims hope Khan will address growing Islamophobia in Sri Lanka during his visit to the island.

Islamophobia on the Rise in Sri Lanka as Deceased Muslims Forced Into Cremation
December 16, 2020

Islamophobia on the Rise in Sri Lanka as Deceased Muslims Forced Into Cremation

By Tasnim Nazeer
Authorities are using COVID-19 to justify forced cremations for Muslims, devastating family members.

Sri Lanka’s Election Results Reveal a Divided Country
December 13, 2019

Sri Lanka’s Election Results Reveal a Divided Country

By Bahauddin Foizee
Religious nationalism influenced Sri Lanka's election results -- and that influence is not going away anytime soon.
Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs
September 11, 2013

Sri Lanka’s Muslims in the Cross Hairs

By Sudha Ramachandran
Turning their attention from Tamils, Sinhala-Buddhist nationalists are now targeting the island's Muslim minority.

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