Facebook icon
Twitter icon
e-mail icon

UK Trade Minister raises concerns over forced cremations

Meeting with Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to the UK, Saroja Sirisena, UK Trade Minister, Mervyn Davies raised concerns over Sri Lanka’s policy of forced cremations and denial of religious rights to Muslims.

This statement follows mounting cross-party concern in the UK over religious freedom in Sri Lanka.

During this meeting, Davies further discussed the prospects of bilateral trade and relationships post-Brexit.



We need your support

Sri Lanka is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. Tamil journalists are particularly at threat, with at least 41 media workers known to have been killed by the Sri Lankan state or its paramilitaries during and after the armed conflict.

Despite the risks, our team on the ground remain committed to providing detailed and accurate reporting of developments in the Tamil homeland, across the island and around the world, as well as providing expert analysis and insight from the Tamil point of view

We need your support in keeping our journalism going. Support our work today.

For more ways to donate visit https://donate.tamilguardian.com.