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::

* Sri Lanka Buddhist extremist Bodu Bala Sena CEO's Facebook profile banned
Sat, Jun 28, 2014, 01:39 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 27, Colombo: The Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Buddhist extremist group Bodu Bala Sena Dilantha Vithanage said his Facebook profile has been banned by Facebook administrators.

Vithanage has told Reuters by telephone that his account is blocked.

"I can't access my account. I last visited my account on June 25 and the accounts of others have also been blocked," he was quoted as saying.

Last week, Facebook also banned the profiles of Bodu Bala Sena and its secretary Galagodaathte Gnanasara.

Bodu Bala Sena Facebook profiles were blamed for extensively using to spread hatred against Muslims in the recent times.

The Buddhist extremists group is accused of inciting communal violence in the Beruwala electorate recently that left four people dead and scores injured.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission says no interference from security forces on public sittings
-- [28 minutes ago]
Belarus parliamentary delegation to visit Sri Lanka in November
-- [1 hour and 4 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government will assist the parties to defend the LTTE ban
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President hopes the Deepawali festivities will add to the spirit of reconciliation
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka business chamber to hold post budget seminar
-- [8 hours ago]
Human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka claims lives of over 60 people and 250 elephants annually
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka monk party leaders discuss reform proposals with the President
-- [8 hours ago]
Defense Ministry to conduct survey on lost properties of Sri Lankans in the North
-- [9 hours ago]
Doubts raised on Pope's visit to Sri Lanka amid snap presidential polls
Opposition MPs say election materials are being prepared in Sri Lanka Port Authority Defense Training School

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.