SL is a Sinhala Buddhist country - Buddhist clergy
Tamil Guardian 26 March 2013
At the party convention on Sunday, the Bodu Bala Sena, urged Sinhala people to 'protect the nation and not let other races or religions to take over'.
Asserting that the island was not multi-religious or multi-ethnic, the Buddhist monk, Medagoda Abayathissa thero urged Sinhala families to have at least 5 or 6 children so that the Sinhala Buddhist population grows.
Meanwhile Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena, Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara thera called on the Sinhala masses to be ready to rally against 'Christian and Muslim extremist groups' in Sri Lanka.
“We have now become the police of this nation. We must help the police arrest people bringing down heroin in Sri Lanka."
The Tamil Civil Society Forum, in a statement said a post-war environment of heavy militarisation, lenience towards drugs and alcohol abuse and damaged social networks were contributing factors to rape within the society.
Photograph: Colombo Mirror
Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court cancelled its stay order that prevented the government form handing back approximately 818 acres of land in Sampur that had been kept away from Tamil families for over 9 years,
The government coalition partner and party consisting of Buddhist monks, the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) on Wednesday called for the Sri Lankan security forces to take action against Tamil demonstrators in Jaffna who are protesting against the rape and murder of a school girl in Pungudutivu,
Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is to take over the investigation into the rape and murder of a Pungudutivu school girl last week, the police spokesperson, Ruwan Gunasekara said during a press conference on Wednesday.