Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lanka’s Islamic Finance market tops Rs 300 billion

H.D.H Senewiratne The Islamic Finance market has an estimated market of around Rs 300 billion and with the operation of current five commercial licensed banks, three finance companies and other institutions,Sri Lanka’s total deposit base is nearly Rs 35 billion … Continue reading

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Attacks on religious minorities and impunity in Sri Lanka

Sunanda Deshapriya / UN Minority Rights Forum INFORM Human Rights Documentation Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka, would like to take this opportunity to highlight the series of attacks on Christian, Muslim and Hindu communities, particularly in 2012 and 2013, as highlighted … Continue reading

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Ulema prepare code for sectarian harmony

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24: Maulana Hafiz Mohammad Tahir Ashrafi, chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council and a member of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), has come up with a 14-point code of conduct to be observed by religious organisations to … Continue reading

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Defence Ministry Slams Supreme Court; Cheats Displaced People With SC approval

Hundreds of displaced persons who were forcibly evicted from their own houses in Mews Street, in Slave Island were seen weeping in the Supreme Court premises when the Urban Development Authority and Attorney General informed court that they cannot grant … Continue reading

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‘Stop spilling Muslim blood’

PLEA FOR MODERATION: Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University’s Rector Suleiman bin Abdullah Abalkhail, center, addresses the IIFA conference. (AN photo) RIYADH: ABDUL HANNAN TAGO Published — Sunday 24 November 2013 The 21st conference of the Council of the International … Continue reading

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21 persons arrested over Nindavur clash

Twenty-one persons have been arrested in connection with the clash between residents and Polcie Special Task Force (STF) personnel in the Nindavur area in Sammanturai. The Police Spokesman’s Office stated that the group was arrested for allegedly provoking the acts … Continue reading

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Mistaken identity leads to demonstration

Monday, 18 November 2013 12:35 Pix by Wasantha Chandrapala A demonstration is currently underway on the Kalmunai- Akkaraipathu Road by residents of Nindavur after a showdown late last night between the residents of the village and the Police Special Task … Continue reading

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Hidden Hands Take Over Eastern Land

By Camelia Nathaniel Land issues in the Eastern Province is a matter of grave concern to the Muslim people in the region who claim that certain areas that were not under threat during the war have now been acquired by … Continue reading

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Patriotism And Nationalism Are Not The Same

By R.M.B Senanayake – The authorities have issued a statement pointing out that the actions of individuals and civic organizations in our country will be judged by whether they are patriotic or loyal to the country. But there are other … Continue reading

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Clash between Mervin Silva and Bodu bala sena at Kelaniya on the 7th April 2013.

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