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Mainstream Media Coverage of Easter Sunday Carnage Inflamed hatred and contributed to attacks on Muslims

By Latheef Farook Sri Lanka’s mainstream media has traditionally been indifferent towards Muslim issues. On international affairs the local mainstream media has been depending on the western media which remains integral part of US-European and Israeli war machines destroying Muslim countries. Thus the local media has been brainwashed to think on the lines of western … Continue reading

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Probe the political hand

That there is a sinister political hand behind the mayhem unleashed during the past two days in several areas in the North Western Province and Gampaha is now being gradually established. Sightings of Opposition politicians among the anti-Muslim mobs had been reported in some areas adding to the widely held belief that the rioting was … Continue reading

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Pseudo-liberators

Island Editorial President Maithripala Sirisena left for China, on Monday, while the country was still reeling from the Easter Sunday carnage. He apparently did not consider the national security crisis so serious as to warrant the cancellation of his foreign trip. (Nero may have fiddled while Rome was burning, but he stayed in that city … Continue reading

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Once upon a time in Kaththankudi

Daily Mirror Editorial Sufism reigned. It was at its best in Kaththankudi. Aesthetics were part of the culture and there was a general air of lightness, positivism and cheerfulness. Women were bustling around the city in beautiful pastel coloured dresses. Lemon green, pink and light blue were the popular colours. The elderly women were dressed … Continue reading

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