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* UN condemns communal violence in Sri Lanka, urges authorities to take immediate action
Wed, Mar 7, 2018, 08:23 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 07, Colombo: The United Nations strongly condemning the communal violence in Sri Lanka urged the authorities to take immediate action against perpetrators and restore normalcy in affected areas.

"The United Nations in Sri Lanka is concerned about the recent incidents of communal violence and condemns these acts in the strongest possible terms," a UN statement said.

"The United Nations urges authorities to take immediate action against perpetrators and to ensure that appropriate measures are swiftly taken to restore normalcy in affected areas."

"The United Nations also urges authorities, and all citizens to ensure that the rule of law is upheld, human rights are protected, and security and safety is ensured for all."


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