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Wake up call from Dambulla to Sinhalese and Muslims alike

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by -Latheef Farook
To mainstream Sinhalese; Save the Sinhalese and the country from chauvinists.
To Muslim politicians and theologians; Don’t sell the community. You are under watch.

Muslim community’s overall response to vandalism at the Dambulla mosque by a mob led by Ven Inamaluwa Sumangala Thero on Friday 20 April 2012 has been “calm and dignified”. In one voice their message to the mainstream peace loving Sinhalese was “restore communal harmony”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 6, 2012 at 10:10 pm

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From where does holiness come to holy lands?

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by Usthad Rasheed Hajjul Akbar Amir,
Sri lanka Jama’athe Islami
Holy lands are indeed sacred and they exist on this earth as sites that are respected and that should be respected, not only by the people who believe in the particular faith but by every one in the civilized world. As people who live by Islamic faith, we have sensitivity over this delicate subject because Islam too has its own proclaimed sacred places. These places belong to every Muslim in world and it is their refutable obligation safeguarding and cherishing those places. The countries that have those sacred places within their geographical areas cannot proscribe Muslims coming to their countries for just about any reason. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 3, 2012 at 9:17 pm

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Why raise this explosive issue now?

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By Latheef Farook
Prime Minister D.M. Dayaratne’s order to demolish a 65 year old mosque in Dambulla and instead build a mosque in another place strikes at the very root of religious freedom .It also shocked and hurt the island’s Muslim community. Responding to the order and expressing the community’s mood Muslim Congress Secretary and parliamentarian Hassen Ali said the “community will not accept a mosque in another place even if it was built of gold”. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 25, 2012 at 10:12 pm

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An appeal to the Muslims!

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A request from the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama:Muslims of this country are deeply worried over the recent incident took place in Dambulla in which a gang stormed the Jumma Mosque of Dambulla and damaged the place on 20 April, Friday. Muslims along with peace loving citizens of Sri Lanka are fretful if this incident would negatively impact the reconciliation that has started to sprout among communities since recently. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 25, 2012 at 5:37 pm

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ARE THE LTTE TERRORISTS FREE AT LARGE AND FREE AT LAST IN GENEVA?

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By S.M.M.Bazeer
“Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you.” PAUL WILKINSON, London Daily Telegraph, Sep. 1, 1992

It is ironic that the rumps of the LTTE, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization by the European Union and the USA, have staged a protest against Sri Lanka on 5th March 2012 at the precincts of the UN Office in Geneva. The tiger protesters called for an international intervention by passing the USA initiated resolution against Sri Lanka Read the rest of this entry »

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March 14, 2012 at 8:31 am

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3rd Halal Expo: 2012 Halal Exhibition & Trade Fair in Galadari Hotel Colombo

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Sri Lanka’s third Halal product exhibition and trade fair will be held in Galadari Hotel Colombo on the 19th & 20th of February 2012. This event is held with the intention of enhancing Halal Awareness among local and foreign, Muslims and non-Muslims. By attending this event you can get to know not only about Halal foods but also about Halal Travel and Tourism, and Halal Leisure and Lifestyle Read the rest of this entry »

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February 12, 2012 at 7:30 pm

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Israel Teams With Terror Group to Kill Iran’s Nuclear Scientists: NBC News

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Deadly attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists are being carried out by an Iranian dissident group that is financed, trained and armed by Israel’s secret service, U.S. officials tell NBC News, confirming charges leveled by Iran’s leaders. The group, the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, has long been designated as a terrorist group by the United States, accused of killing American Read the rest of this entry »

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February 12, 2012 at 7:23 pm

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