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After the Easter massacre, Sri Lanka nun heals religious tension

Sister Christine supports survivors in need and Muslims facing backlash following ISIL-claimed attack that killed 253. Negombo, Sri Lanka – Katuwapitiya, a grief-stricken Sri Lankan village of 600 families, is in the coastal city of Negombo, about 30 kilometres north

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Sri Lanka’s Tourism Bounces Back After April Attacks – CBC The World This Weekend

COLOMBO – Three months after the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, the country’s tourist industry is struggling to rebuild. It has survived tsunamis, civil war and communal violence.  Many Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods rely on tourism, are hoping they

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Sri Lankans Unite to Stop the Spread of Hate and Violence – CBC News

COLOMBO – Two months after Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings, Sri Lankans gathered at Colombo’s central park. They held a moment of silence before they denounced the country’s political leaders for spreading hate and communal violence. Rise Up Sri Lanka was

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Sri Lanka’s War Widows & the Road to Reconciliation – PRX

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – The civil war lasted 26 years. It cost the lives of an estimated 100,000 people and devastated the north and east of the island nation. In 2009, the government in Colombo made one last push against the

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