Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka’s militant monk rejects Dalai Lama as spiritual leader

    A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader. ...

  • Hardline Buddhists want Pope Francis to apologize

    A Buddhist group accused of instigating recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka says Pope Francis must apologize to Buddhists for Christian colonialism. ...

  • Muslims demand UN probe into Sri Lanka religious riots

    The main Muslim party in Sri Lanka's ruling coalition Wednesday demanded a UN probe into one of the country's worst-ever religious riots, as President Mahinda Rajapakse toured the violence-hit region. ...

  • Three Sri Lanka Muslims killed in attack by Buddhists

    Hard-line Buddhists hurled petrol bombs and looted homes and businesses in several Muslim towns in Sri Lanka, killing three Muslims and seriously wounding more than 50 people. ...