Posts Tagged ‘lankan’

We’re All Sri Lankan Farmers Now

So how does what’s going on in Sri Lanka affect all of us worldwide? And what can we do about it? Today, let’s examine the roots of the Sri Lankan crisis and explore how that crisis affects us all. The post We’re All Sri Lankan Farmers Now first appeared on The Corbett Report. Source

Unpopular Sri Lankan Prime Minister Elected President Risking New Turmoil

Ranil Wickremesinghe will replace President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who fled the country and then resigned after protesters stormed the presidential palace last week. Source

Sri Lankan Plan For Economic Utopia Stifled By Pesky Citizens’ Need For Food

SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA KOTTE — The Sri Lankan government’s sensible plan to become a green, climate-friendly utopia has experienced a slight hiccup after the nation’s 22 million citizens have run out of food, fuel, and hope. Source

Indiscriminate Bombing And Shelling Of Hospitals by Sri Lankan Military

“Hospitals are supposed to be sanctuaries from shelling, not targets,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “While doctors and nurses struggle to save lives in overcrowded and under equipped facilities, Sri Lankan army attacks have hit one hospital after another.” The Sri Lankan armed forces have repeatedly struck hospitals in the northern […]

Medical aid gives hope to Sri Lankan bombing survivors

Photo Credit: Vivekchugh/ Sri Lanka (Mission Network News) — With every history-making headline from the last three years, 2019 may seem like a lifetime ago. But for survivors of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka, 2019 feels like yesterday. “The Easter Sunday attacks affected the Church in different ways,” The Voice of the Martyrs Canada…

Sri Lankan troops, burned out vehicles on capital’s streets after deadly violence

Sri Lankan troops are deployed on the streets in the capital Colombo to enforce a curfew after the outbreak of deadly violence following weeks of protests over an unprecedented economic crisis.

Sri Lankan Pastor Forced to Halt Ministry After Threats From Police and Buddhist Monks

(Barnabas Fund) — A Sri Lankan pastor has been forced to stop his ministry in Bakamuna, Polonnaruwa District after being threatened and intimidated by police and Buddhist monks. Police visited the pastor on the morning of Oct. 18 and ordered him to report immediately to the local police station. Continue reading this story >> Become […]

Sri Lankan Christians Harassed by Mobs

[embedded content] (Voice of the Martyrs Canada) — Mob demonstrations are a common way to disrupt and protest Christianity in the nation of Sri Lanka. Although opposition often comes from the dominant Buddhist community, two recent incidents in the Batticaloa District appear to have been instigated by Hindu leaders. On July 19, a group of […]

Photos: Iran Def. Min. meets Russian, Sri Lankan counterparts in Moscow

IRNA- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan held talks with Additional Secretary to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense Sarath Kumara and on Thursday in Moscow. He also meets his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu, the two stressed the need for immediate establishment of sustainable peace and security in Syria. The meetings were held on the […]

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