29 April 2019
Analysts Warn of Rising Threat of Extremism
The IS group claimed responsibility on April 23 for the attacks, but offered no evidence, The Associated Press reported. Analysts noted that while Sri Lanka has little history of Islamic terrorism, extremist groups are slowly gaining ground in the island nation. “Sri Lanka’s Muslim community is a model community,” said Prof Rohan Gunaratna of RSIS Singapore.
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Last updated on 02/05/2019