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 Sri Lanka: forsaken by their Prophet?

16.05.19. Abandoned by their Prophet must be on the minds of Muslims under a mob rule attack in Sri Lanka in recent days. While not in any way condoning violence (like a true Christian) it was always only a matter of time in the three decade build up of atrocities set upon innocent citizens and global terrorism attacks under auspices of Islam, the religion of love and peace. Anyway, all hall has broken loose in Sri Lanka as the video at the bottom indicates.
Sri Lankan police have arrested 23 people in connection with a spate of mob attacks on Muslim communities that left one person dead and dozens of shops and mosques destroyed. Communal violence in the Indian Ocean island nation has worsened in recent days, following last month’s Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people. 

Source: Reuters

Sri Lankan police arrest dozens over violent mob attacks prompted by Easter bombings

A Muslim man was hacked to death on Monday in violence in which members of the largely Buddhist majority ethnic Sinhalese attacked Muslim-owned shops and homes in the country’s north-west, Rauff Hakeem, a Cabinet minister and leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, said.
With communal violence reported in the capital, Colombo, and surrounding areas in the country’s west and north-west, the Government has imposed a nationwide curfew and temporarily blocked social media and messaging apps.
Soldiers in armoured vehicles are patrolling the towns hit by sectarian violence, and a police spokesman said the situation had now been brought under control.
Tensions have been running high in Sri Lanka since the April 21 attacks by militant Islamic suicide bombers who struck two Catholic churches, one Protestant church and three luxury hotels.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which were carried out by a local radicalised Muslim group.
Sri Lanka has a dark history of communal tensions. For more than a quarter century it was embroiled in civil war as Tamil Tiger rebels fought to create an independent state for ethnic minority Tamils.
When the conflict ended 10 years ago, the United Nations estimated about 100,000 people had been killed.
The UN’s Adama Dieng, an adviser on the prevention of genocide, and Karen Smith, an adviser on the responsibility to protect, are now warning the attacks on Muslims could escalate if not stopped immediately.
“The country is trying to move forward from a traumatic period of inter-ethnic armed conflict, but these attacks are pushing Sri Lanka backwards,” they said in a statement.
“If not adequately dealt with, the recent violence has the potential to escalate even further.”
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the archbishop of Colombo, appealed to the public to maintain the peace and patience they showed in the first days after the attacks.
He said he found no religious nuances in the violence but local-level politicians had been found in the mobs.
“I ask the political leaders to keep their followers under control. It is no heroism in attacking Muslims and damaging their property — true heroism is to control and overcome oneself,” he said.

 

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  • Pensioner Pete 16/05/2019, 6:13 am

    When a government fails to protect the people, then the people will protect themselves. Hardly a surprise this is happening in Sri Lanka, and it will come as no surprise when it happens in Australia.

    • TommyGun 16/05/2019, 1:52 pm

      Can’t come soon enough for me, PP.

  • luk1955 16/05/2019, 7:29 am

    The time has come to end dealing with these moronic and barbaric savages of islam and deal with these islam bastards the only way they know, to throw their piggish ideology back in their faces. That is the only way to deal with these filthy scum. Nothing else works. Good on the people of SL. Note how the UN has quickly come to the aid of the barbarians, but said nothing when the Christians and Protestants were murdered. Why the US government attacked the WTCs instead of the UN is beyond me. I guess I can always dream of the UN building falling the same way as the towers, and taking all the ilk with it.

  • Lorraine 16/05/2019, 8:01 am

    Pay back, and our God tells us to turn the other cheek. Sometimes we Christians find that impossible.

    • Penguinite 16/05/2019, 8:40 am

      Not impossible L! But very difficult, sometimes!

  • bushwanker 16/05/2019, 8:35 am

    All good news out of Sri Lanka. There is always light at the end of the dark tunnel.

  • Maryanne 16/05/2019, 9:22 am

    Muslims should not be allowed to live among us ‘infidels’. They should be restricted to murdering each other in their own countries.

    • luk1955 16/05/2019, 11:25 am

      Mild correction MA. That’s shitholes instead of countries.

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