The sister of the British-educated Sri Lanka suicide bomber has revealed how he became radicalised abroad and ended up 'really angry and totally crazy' — even telling off male relatives for trimming their beards. In an exclusive interview Samsul Hidaya said Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed had been educated to the highest level but became increasingly withdrawn and intense as he descended into extremism. The sister of British-educated Sri Lanka suicide bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed pictured as a school boy has revealed how he became radicalised abroad and ended up 'really angry and totally crazy' — even telling off male relatives off for trimming their beards.
Corinne Redfern meets the women trying to escape…. Over the course of 12 years, Deepa got used to packing up her belongings into thin plastic carrier bags and moving house. A new report released in October this year estimates that 60 per cent of women in Sri Lanka will experience domestic abuse at some point in their lifetimes.
Social media users were quick to point out the gross delays in meting out justice to victims of grave human rights abusers and perpetrators of large-scale corruption. The three boys were remanded till October 3. Police had arrested two more boys following the initial arrest.
I went to Sri Lanka in July for a holiday with 2 other people. Not a bad deal I guess. I eventually cancelled the second part of my holiday it was such a horrendous experience so I purchased another return flight and decided to extend my holiday.
The two little Muslims had gone to mass with their little friends on the feast day in the church of St Sebastian, struck by the terrorist attack at Easter. The Islamic and Catholic communities of Negombo have strong bonds of friendship. The fear of an inter-ethnic and inter-religious division that makes the country go back to the civil war.
Sexual minorities in Sri Lanka have been counted in recent times as consisting of as little as 0. It is likely that there are around 1, according to current mapping conventions. A year old British law criminalizing gay sex remains on the books, however the law is both de jure and de facto dormant  and has been described as decriminalized.
Sri Lanka has led the way to female liberation or gender equality in Asia in important ways, and has had an early start in comparison with other South Asian countries. Yet, gender equality remains a distant dream for the majority of its women. With economic development, spread of higher education, and a rise in awareness through the phenomenal growth of the media, particularly social media, significant changes are taking place.
The threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections. Clutching a file of printouts, Meena, as she is known, points to a Facebook post in which she is pictured, circled in red, among a group of people. That was one of the milder offerings.