Anti-refugee violence in Sri Lanka


This video says about itself:

28 September 2017

Rohingya refugees have been attacked in Sri Lanka.

A crowd threw stones at a United Nations shelter on the outskirts of the capital, Colombo.

Police had to escort dozens of them to safety.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo.

Unfortunately, Italy is not the only country where there is xenophobic violence.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV today:

Nationalist Buddhists protest against the arrival of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to Sri Lanka.

The government sent soldiers and extra police to Kandy, after arson by Buddhist groups in Muslim shops.

Sri Lankan president declares emergency rule amid violence against Muslims: here.

Oppose Sinhala racist violence against Muslim community in Sri Lanka: here.

2 thoughts on “Anti-refugee violence in Sri Lanka

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