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* 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.

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