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Pope Francis Urges Respect For Human Rights During His Visit To...

Pope Francis has urged respect for human rights as he began a two-nation Asia tour in Sri Lanka Tuesday January 13.Pope Francis bore a...

Sri Lankan Government Continues To Deport Pakistani Christians

A new case brought by human rights advocates to halt the deportation from Sri Lanka of Pakistani asylum-seekers, who are mainly Christians and members...

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Meets Pontiff

Pope Francis on October 3 met with the President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa. In a brief statement released after the meeting, the Vatican said...

SRI LANKA: Buddhists Use Online Hate Speech To Provoke Attacks On...

Hate speech from Buddhists is growing more divisive and pervasive among spcial media platforms in Sri Lanka, prompting concern from Christian minority amid mounting...

Sri Lankan Christians Engage In Clashes With Police In Kalutara

Police in Kalutara District of Sri Lanka used water canons and tear gas to disperse a group of about 3,000 Christians who were protesting...

Sri Lanka To Deport Pakistani Asylum Seekers Terming Them Threat To...

A Sri Lankan court on September 1 gave permission to the authorities to deport scores of Pakistani asylum seekers, after the government maintained they...

Pakistani Asylum Seekers Arrested In Sri Lanka

According to details, currently there are almost 1,800 refugees and asylum seekers, in Sri Lanka. The majority are from Pakistan, including about 1,500 Christians...

UN Urges Sri Lanka To Stop Illegal Deportation Of Pakistani Asylum...

Asian Human Rights Commission warns about illegal deportation of Pakistanis from Sri Lanka. According to the UN, 108 Pakistanis were deported on 14th August. According...

Sri Lankan Court Orders Authorities To Stop Deporting Pakistani Asylum Seekers

COLOMBO: A Sri Lankan court orders authorities to stop deporting Pakistanis seeking asylum. A Sri Lankan court today ordered the Sri Lankan authorities to stop...

UN Sharply Criticizes Sri Lanka For Deporting Pakistani Asylum Seekers

United Nations High Commission for Refugees criticizes Sri Lanka for deporting the Pakistani Asylum seekers. The UN refugee agency sharply accused Sri Lanka of violating...