Sri Lanka’s hardline Buddhist group Bodhu Bala Sena members wear T- shirts urging boycott of consumer goods with Halal certification during a protest rally in Maharagama on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013
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Buddhists target Sri Lanka's Muslims

Muslims in Sri Lanka have voiced concerns about a growing number of anti-Muslim protests and attacks, carried out by hardline Buddhist groups.

It comes four years after the army in this mainly Sinhalese Buddhist country defeated Tamil separatists.

Charles Haviland reports from Colombo.

  • 25 Mar 2013