Diamond Pasta Ltd in Minuwangoda Totally Destroyed By Mob Numbering Over 200

Sri Lanka’s Largest Pasta Manufacturing Facility Diamond Pasta Ltd in Minuwangoda Totally Destroyed By Mob Numbering Over 200 on Monday Night: Damages Estimated at Over 700 Million Rupees for Muslim Owned Company with Largely Sinhala Employees. By Darshana Abayasingha Sri Lanka’s largest pasta manufacturing facility, Diamond Pasta Limited, which is located in Minuwangoda, was destroyed during the violence on Monday night. Speaking to the Daily FT, the company’s management stated that though Police was called to control the situation, only ten officers had arrived at the scene, and they had…

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SLFP Gen -Secy Dayasiri Jayasekera MP Says he only Got Six Arrested Persons released

SLFP Gen -Secy Dayasiri Jayasekera MP Says he only Got Six Arrested Persons Transferred from Hettipola to Bingiriya Police Station To Resist Mob Pressure and That Were Later Released Due to an “Independent” Decision taken by the Police. Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera yesterday denied that he had used political influence to get several suspects released from the Hettipola police station, insisting his intervention was only to calm a rapidly escalating situation. Jayasekera told reporters at SLFP party headquarters that he was informed of a large…

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Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith Reveals he has Information that some local Politicians Belonging to Certain Political Parties Were Behind Current Anti-Muslim violence

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith Reveals he has Information that some local Politicians Belonging to Certain Political Parties Were Behind Current Anti-Muslim violence and Says “We would like to tell the leaders of these political parties to control their party members” By Uditha Jayasinghe, Chathuri Dissanayake, and Chandani Kirinde The Police yesterday arrested 33 people linked to widespread anti-Muslim Ma attacks, which erupted countrywide as Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe renewed appeals for the public to cooperate with security forces and Police to restore calm. The Police arrested 60 people from the North-Western…

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Sri Lanka: Conflict mapping and archiving

Tides of violence: mapping the Sri Lankan conflict from 1983 to 2009 https://www.piac.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/19.05.14-Tides-of-violence.pdf   Sri Lanka: Conflict mapping and archiving https://www.piac.asn.au/project-highlight/sri-lanka-the-conflict-mapping-archive-project/ Sri Lankan conflict mapping report highlights work to be done for transitional justice Sri Lankan conflict mapping report highlights work to be done for transitional justice Sri Lankan conflict mapping report highlights work to be done for transitional justice https://www.piac.asn.au/project-highlight/sri-lanka-the-conflict-mapping-archive-project/ https://www.piac.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/19.05.14-Tides-of-violence.pdf

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“Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage” Exhibition to be opened by the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP

Event: “Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage”, 18-19 May 2019, London TIC PRESS RELEASE DATE: 15 May 2019  “Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage” Exhibition to be opened by the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP.  The Tamil information Centre (TIC) is proud to announce that the second day of our exhibition, “Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage” will be opened by the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the Labour Party and Her Majesty’s Opposition at 12 noon on Sunday 19th May 2019 at Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way North, Surbiton KT6…

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Police unearth 17 safe houses for bombers in Sri Lanka

Muslims welcome amendment to ruling on wearing abaya The NTJ-run safe houses and seven terrorist training centers have been sealed COLOMBO: National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), which was responsible for the Easter Sunday bomb attacks, had been running 17 safe houses and seven training centers for the suicide bombers, Ruwan Gunasekera, a police spokesman, said on Wednesday. He said NTJ, along with two other organizations, had been proscribed by an extraordinary government gazette notification issued in Colombo on a directive from Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Gunasekera said the safe houses and…

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Anti-Muslim violence were organised attacks

Says Govt. has evidence to prove the claims Says groups were brought in from outside but had support of area politicians  Says terrorist network responsible for Easter bombing has been ‘broken up’ by security forces Madduma Bandara says Govt. will investigate into complaints on Police inaction Says political motives behind anti-Muslim violence By Chathuri Dissanayake Culprits of the anti-Muslim violence have been identified, and action will be taken against those responsible for ‘organised attacks’ launched in several locations in the North Western Province, Minister Navin Dissanayaka said yesterday. Plantation Industries…

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Mullivaikal Memorial Lecture to be Delivered by Mr. Ladu Jada Gubek who Played a Major role to Free South Sudan: TGTE

* Where: Nat’l Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106. * When: May 18th (Saturday)at 6:00 pm PHILADELPHIA, USA, May 15, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) is pleased to announce that Mr. Ladu Jada Gubek, who played a major role in South Sudan’s independence will deliver 5th Mullivaikal Memorial Lecture on May 18th in Philadelphia, USA. The Memorial Lecture is named after the location called Mullivaikal, where according to the UN Internal Review Report around 70 thousand Tamils were killed…

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