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Easter Sunday attacks

Young Journalists renew appeal to safeguard poet Ahnaf Jazeem

The Young Journalists Association (YJA) is renewing its appeal to the authorities to intervene in the case of young Poet...

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Sirisena defends himself over allegations of negligence in the Easter Attacks

Former President Maithripala Sirisena says that he is not a barbarian to ignore intelligence about an imminent attack su...

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Sajith wants stability in the security apparatus

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa is proposing that the government involve a selected foreign investigative team...

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Easter Attacks: Protests demanding justice to continue as Catholic Bishops are unhappy with PCoI rep...

Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Bishops are united in expressing their dissatisfaction over the investigations into the Eas...

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Easter Attacks: Church calls off protests but will the victims get justice?

Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church has called off its month-long protest campaign to demand justice for the victims of ...

Easter attacks: Govt. cannot arrest Sirisena for terror strike as it will lose majority

Opposition Parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardena says he does not see the current government implementing the recommendati...

Easter attacks: SF says the government has failed the Catholic community

“The government promised to bring those responsible for the Easter Attacks before the law, but has failed to do so,”...

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Extremist organisations to be banned to prevent future attacks such as the Easter strikes

A lack of coordination among security agencies led to the Easter Sunday attacks Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasek...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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Easter Sunday attacks: Catholic Church begins “Black Sunday” protest demanding justice for vict...

Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic community is leading the so-called “Black Sunday” protest campaign being launched tomor...

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Easter Sunday attacks: President pleads dont politicize issue as Church protests begin

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is asking Sri Lankans not to permit “interested parties” to politicize the Easter Sunda...

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Easter Sunday blasts: Weerawansha not satisfied with PCoI report

Cabinet Minister Wimal Weerawansha is joining the ranks of Sri Lankans who are not satisfied with the findings of the Pr...

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The often futile quest for Justice in Sri Lanka affects all

Justice is central to the Christian faith and I hope that at least now, Sinhalese and Tamil Catholics can support each o...

Ruki Fernando

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Sri Lanka’s Catholics demand to know the truth behind the Easter Sunday massacre

Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church has declared March 7 as Black Sunday to express its dissatisfaction over the findings of t...

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Sri Lanka Easter attacks commission recommends criminal proceedings against President Sirisena

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on the 2019 Easter bombings has recommended that criminal proceedings be in...

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Committee to study PCoI report panned by Church and Opposition

The President’s Committee will implement only what President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants from the Easter Sunday inquiry r...

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Yet another committee appointed to study the report of the Easter Sunday attacks PCoI

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed yet another committee to examine the report of the Presidential Commission of...

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Hisbullah and one other remanded for alleged role in Easter Bomb attacks

Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah has been remanded until March 3 by the Colombo Magistrate today, taking him out of detention in t...

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Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah may be produced in Court tomorrow

The Attorney General has ordered the Police Department to produce detained lawyer Hijaz Omar Hizbullah before a Magistra...

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Sri Lanka President vows to punish Bondscammers and Easter attack planners

In his Independence Day address President Rajapaksa said he has advised the Attorney General’s Department to swiftly a...

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Three Sri Lankans charged by US for deaths of 5 Americans in Easter blasts

The United States has charged three Sri Lankans being held in Sri Lanka with aiding a terrorist group in the attacks on ...

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Public Security Minister lays out accusations against detained lawyer Hisbullah

Lawyer Hijaz Hisbullah had spoken with the Easter Sunday attackers on three occasions by phone, Minister of Public Secur...

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Internal issues in his administration did not cause Easter attacks - Sirisena

Former President Maithripala Sirisena is rejecting the notion that tensions within the Yahapalanaya administration led t...

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CID questions MP Eran over statements made about Easter attacks

Opposition Member of Parliament, former Minister Eran Wickremeratne is claiming that he was summoned to the Criminal Inv...

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Government MPs want Riyaj Bathiudeen re-arrested over Easter Bombings

More than two-thirds of the country’s governing party Parliamentary Group has signed a letter addressed to the Preside...

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President Gotabaya says no deal with Bathiudeen over 20A

Sri Lanka’s President has shot down speculation that he is “cutting a political deal” with a powerful Muslim polit...

Arjuna Ranawana

3 min read

IshiniGate: Instagram star breaks her silence says cyberattacks “are overwhelming”

A Canadian Social Media influencer who raised tens of thousands of dollars for victims of the Easter Sunday attacks is s...

Imesh Ranasinghe

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