Sri Lankan muslims, made homeless after two days of anti-muslim riots in Sri Lankas tourist region of Alutgama, demonstrate against radical Buddhist group Bodu Bala Sena (BBS)at a makeshift camp in Beruwala
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Sri Lanka Muslims call for UN help over sectarian violence

Sri Lanka's Muslims have asked the UN to intervene after homes and businesses in the south were destroyed during some of the worst religious violence in the country's history.

The riots claimed at least four lives and were mainly carried out by gangs of Sinhalese Buddhists.

Charles Haviland reports from Beruwala.

  • 19 Jun 2014
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