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Sri Lanka: Anti-Muslim Campaign Continues

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Sri Lanka: Anti-Muslim Campaign Continues

Anti-Islam vandalism increases in Kandy Sri Lanka. (h/t: msmrishan):

‘Defaming Allah’ In Kandy
In order to hurt the Muslims in Kandy, filthy English wording has been written on the iron doors of a closed shop.

So far no action has been taken whatsoever against the hardline Buddists for these kinds of racism or activitiescarried out against Muslims or Islam, Jaffnamuslim.comreports.

Issuing a report the Centre for Policy Alternatives   last week said 65 cases of attacks on religious places of worship between May 2009 and January 2013. Direct attacks have been reported from all provinces of Sri Lanka, making clear that the threat is not restricted to particular areas. Most of the reported incidents were from the Western province (16), followed by the Eastern province (12), the Southern province (11) and the North-Western province (9).

Two weeks ago Mahara mosque also vandalised.


The targeting of Muslims shop owners who sell halal meat continues in Colombo:

Anti-Muslim Posters Campaign In Kandy

An increase in the emergence fresh anti-Muslim posters in the Kandy district has left Muslim community in deep sorrow, Tamil language website reports.

The fresh posters whipping up racism such as “Remove slaughterhouse from the Kandy town”, “Kandy will not be allowed to be turned into another Akuressa” and “Don’t purchase things from Muslim shops” have created a fear psychosis among the Muslim people in the area, not knowing what is in store for them.


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