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ATC, BTF & USTPAC Call for Strong Action to End Anti-Muslim Attacks in Sri Lanka & Address Root Causes

March 09, 2018 London, Washington DC, Canberra: The US Tamil Political Action Council (USTPAC), the British Tamils Forum (BTF) and the Australian Tamil Congress (ATC) express our deepest sympathies to the victims of the recent anti-Muslim pogrom in the Kandy and Amparai districts in Sri Lanka. We are deeply frustrated that ethnic violence continues, reinforcing the profound insecurity, which citizens who are neither Sinhalese and nor Buddhist feel on this multi-ethnic island. In the past two weeks Muslim homes, businesses and mosques have been destroyed in targeted attacks, with loss of lives, scores injured and substantial damage to personal property.

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