Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Marxist movement in Sri Lanka claims attempt to create rift between Muslims and Sinhalese
Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 07:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 04, Colombo: The Anti-Imperialist Peoples Movement (AIPM) of Sri Lanka says that there's an attempt to create a rift between the Muslims and Sinhalese in order to push the country's Muslim community to join forces with the Tamil community.

Co-convener of the AIPM, Ven. Dambara Amila Thero has said that international elements were behind the creation of an anti-Muslim sentiment in the country.

He has explained that foreign forces like the UN and the Commonwealth are trying to force Sri Lanka to hold a referendum to set up a devolution unit by merging the North and the East.

He has observed that the anti-Muslim campaign was being carried out in the country for a reason, which is to push the Muslims to join forces with the country's Tamil community to fight for a separate state.

He has said a Tamil-Muslim cooperation would be favorable to get a pro-merger result at a referendum.

According to Ven. Amila Thero, the country was heading to a decisive time period with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions this month and the Commonwealth summit in November.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
National Mosquito Control Week begins today
-- [24 minutes ago]
Supreme Court Judge Priyasad Dep sworn in as Acting Chief Justice
-- [7 hours ago]
CSE to host a seminar on Current Market Conditions - Live Streaming
-- [7 hours ago]
Body of assassinated journalist Lasantha Wickremetunga exhumed
-- [8 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines commences services to Lahore from today
-- [8 hours ago]
Joint Opposition MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage granted bail
-- [8 hours ago]
ADB revises down growth forecast for Sri Lanka in 2016 & 2017
-- [9 hours ago]
Commercial Bank of Ceylon commences operations of its subsidiary in Maldives
Treasury approval is mandatory from next year for provincial councilors to travel abroad
Finance Minister is not harassed by the IMF - Deputy Minister

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.