Sectarian violence in southern Sri Lanka, off limits to media – RWB

The Sri Lankan authorities asked the local media not to cover the clashes between Buddhists and Moslems that erupted in the southern region of Aluthgama on the night of 15 June, Reporters Without Borders reported.  A curfew was also imposed in an attempt to contain a situation described by the government as “tense.”

Read Reporters Without Borders’ full report

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