Protest on twitter as forced cremations in Sri Lanka continues


Protest on twitter as forced cremations in Sri Lanka
Muslims and others on twitter have switched their profile images to black in protest over a Government decision to continue with forced cremations in Sri Lanka. A number of Muslim journalists, activists and others on twitter removed their profile pictures and placed a black image as a mark of protest.


Protests continue against Sri Lanka’s forced cremations
A demonstrator in Kalmunai protests against Sri Lanka’s forced cremation policy. Phote: ColomboPage. Politicians, activists and journalists participated in a protest in Amparai on Sunday, opposing Sri Lanka’s forced cremation of Muslims on grounds of COVID-19, reported ColomboPage.. Campaigners gathered in Kalmunai and displayed placards urging authorities to “listen to experts and not …


Outcry in Sri Lanka over forced cremation of Muslim …
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Anger mounts after at least 15 Muslims, including a 20-day-old baby, were cremated in Sri Lanka against the family wishes and funeral rites laid out in Islam. Muslims in Sri Lanka are outraged over the forced cremation of a 20-day-old Covid-19 victim against the family’s wishes, the latest in more than a dozen such …


Sri Lanka– Government to continue with forced cremations
Sri Lanka– Government to continue with forced cremations. by admin. January 7, 2021. in Cremation Remains. 0 …


Muslims in Vavuniya rally against forced cremations
Muslims rallied in Vavuniya on Saturday to protest towards Sri Lanka’s obligatory cremation coverage as outrage continues throughout the island. … Muslims in Vavuniya rally against forced cremations. by admin. December 30, 2020.


Protest opposite Sri Lanka HC in UK against forced cremations
The protesters also held images of the 20-day-old child who was among those cremated by the authorities in Colombo. The UK Government had said earlier it was concerned about the Government of Sri Lanka’s decision to mandate cremations for all those affected by Covid-19, and recognises the particular impact this is having on Sri Lankan Muslims and other faith communities.


Protest in Kilinochchi against forced cremations as
The forced cremation of a 20-day-old baby against his parent’s wishes has caused outrage on the island; the parents have filed a Fundamental Rights petition demanding that the Sri Lankan health authorities produce and disclose all medical records in relation to the hospitalisation, as well as the death and disposal of the dead body of the baby.


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Anger over forced cremation of Covid-19 victims in Sri Lanka
Anger over forced cremation of Covid-19 victims in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka had mandated cremation as the only method of disposal for Covid-19 related deaths in April, but it caused concerns among the …


Sri Lankan Buddhist monks demand Sri Lanka continues
Organisers of the protest have handed Sri Lanka’s Health Minister, Pavithra Wanniarachchi, a petition demanding that government continue their policy of forced cremations. Sri Lanka imposed its policy of forced cremations on 11 April despite the knowledge that this violates religious practice held by Muslims who would normally bury the bodies …
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