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Sri Lanka mulls changes to controversial anti-terror law as EU, UN step up pressure

Sri Lanka mulls changes to controversial anti-terror law as EU, UN step up pressure

  • Sri Lanka has been marred by a protracted 37-year-long civil war that ended in 2009 with the defeat of the separatist Tamil Tigers
  • Modifications to the PTA on March 9 allow for two years of detention without trial for anyone “who surrenders or is taken into custody on suspicion” of causing or intending to cause “religious, racial or communal disharmony”
By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Sri Lanka in ‘no rush’ to implement burqa ban

Sri Lanka in ‘no rush’ to implement burqa ban

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Outcry in Sri Lanka over cremation of Muslim coronavirus victims

Outcry in Sri Lanka over cremation of Muslim coronavirus victims

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Special Tough fight predicted for four in Sri Lanka election

Tough fight predicted for four in Sri Lanka election

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·

Sri Lanka Muslims celebrate Eid under cloud of fear

Sri Lanka Muslims celebrate Eid under cloud of fear

By Mohammed Rasooldeen ·