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Galagodaatte Gnanasara

Sri Lanka’s fugitive monk surrenders

1 year, 3 months ago
COLOMBO: A radical Buddhist monk wanted in connection with a string of hate attacks in Sri Lanka surrendered on Wednesday after four weeks on the run, police said. Galagodaatte Gnanasara gave himself up before a magistrate and was then…

Sri Lanka makes first arrest over hate crimes against Muslims

1 year, 4 months ago
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police have arrested a key figure from an extremist Buddhist organisation blamed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims that has drawn international censure. The 32-year-old man from the radical Bodu Bala Sena…