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::

* US calls for an end to impunity on church attacks in Sri Lanka
Tue, Jan 21, 2014, 01:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Colombo: The United States has called for an end to impunity over attacks on the Christian evangelical churches in Sri Lanka.

The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison has met the National Christian Evangelical Alliance today and discussed the recent attacks on two Christian prayer centers in Hikkaduwa.

Following the meeting the US Embassy in a Twitter message said the Ambassador "calls for end of impunity in attacks on places of worship in Sri Lanka."

A monks-led mob attacked the Calvary Free Church and Assembly of God Church in Hikkaduwa on January 12 and damaged the property while threatening the residents.

The Police identified 24 suspects including 8 Buddhist monks and the Galle Magistrate court ordered the police to arrest the suspects.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
International Commission of Jurists calls on Sri Lanka to implement recommendations of Consultation Task Force
-- [2 hours ago]
President pledges to increase funding for research and development
-- [3 hours ago]
Motor vehicle enthusiasts to gather at Ceylon Motor Show 2017 - a showcase of the best of modern cars and classic vehicles in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Sailors of USS Hopper restores the resting place of first US envoy to Sri Lanka in Galle
-- [5 hours ago]
Heavy rainfall expected in Sri Lanka as over one million people affected by severe drought
-- [6 hours ago]
President sets price ceiling for imported rice, instructs to expedite drought relief
-- [6 hours ago]
Police to check all vehicles for covering driver side windows
President to take action against removal of head of Lanka Coal Company
Three bidders for Sri Lanka national carrier shortlisted
IMF commends Sri Lanka's strategy to create financial discipline

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.