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North-East Muslim question and peace process in Sri Lanka

M. I. M. Mohideen

North-East Muslim question and peace process in Sri Lanka

by M. I. M. Mohideen

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Published by M.I.M. Mohideen] in [Colombo .
Written in English


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StatementM.I.M. Mohideen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS489.25.M8+
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554898M
LC Control Number2010318376

al-Qa'ida (AQ): aim(s): eject Western influence from the Islamic world, unite the worldwide Muslim community, overthrow governments perceived as un-Islamic, and ultimately, establish a pan-Islamic caliphate under a strict Salafi Muslim interpretation of sharia area(s) of operation: maintains established networks and a longtime operational presence in Afghanistan, especially in the south.   Ahmadi Muslim refugees wait to eat a meal at a community center that they took refuge in Pasyala, north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Ap

A just and peaceful Sri Lanka in which freedom, human and democratic rights of all people are assured. OUR MISSION. To work in partnership with different target groups with an aim to educate, mobilize and advocate the building of a rights conscious society of citizens that work towards a political solution to the ethnic conflict, reconciliation. Sri Lanka's Muslim community, which accounts for just 10% of the population in the largely Buddhist country, has been under siege after a wave of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday in April this.

Children of Ahmadi Muslim refugees at a community center that they took refuge in Pasyala, north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka on 25 April (Photo: AP/Gemunu Amarasinghe) "We are not their enemies.   Sri Lanka's 22 million people include minority Christians, Muslims and Hindus. Muslims attend their Friday prayers at a mosque, five days after a .


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North-East Muslim question and peace process in Sri Lanka by M. I. M. Mohideen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sri Lanka more than ever before needs international engagement that is critical and sustained, focusing above all on immediate human rights and humanitarian concerns but with a longer-term political view that seeks to renew a peace process taking into account the full.

This article bridges Sri Lankan studies and the academic debate on the relation between contemporary Islam and politics.

It constitutes a case study of the Muslim community in Akkaraipattu on Sri Lanka's war-ridden east by: Islam is a minority religion in Sri Lanka. % of the Sri Lankan population practice Islam. 1, persons adhere to Islam as per the census of Islam in Sri Lanka existed in communities along the Arab coastal trade routes in Ceylon as soon as the religion originated and had gained early acceptance in the Arabian Peninsula.

Sri Lankan Muslims: Moors. Based on oral histories and secondary sources, a Unesco document estimates Islam reached Sri Lanka around 8 AD through Arab traders. These Arab-descendent Muslim merchants were called Moors during the time of Dutch rule in Sri Lanka in the 17th and 18th centuries, and likely even during the preceding rule of Portuguese in the 16th century.

The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) need a negotiated settlement to the island’s ethno-political conflict.

There have been more than five decades of conflict for a more inclusive state and nearly two decades of civil war. What lessons, opportunities and ideas came from the Oslo Communiqué that [ ].

How the Easter Bombings Left Sri Lanka's Muslims With No Path Forward. Amidst hatred, which has risen to a crescendo, Muslims must also combat the emergence of hostile factions. Never in years of Muslim history in Sri Lanka any Muslim group wanted to harm any Buddhist statue.

Even when Taliban vandalised some of old statutes in Afghanistan Sri Lankan Muslims condemned it so, it would be wrong to say that this is done with the approval of any Muslim group or any Islamic groups in Sri Lanka. series of Sri Lanka’s interconnected conflicts involve a wide range of domestic actors, it is logical that a narrow peace process (comprising only two parties) faces major obstacles.

To some extent, the peace process has acted as a lightning rod for broader societal tensions in Sri Lanka. Major regional differences and intra-Tamil. Table of Contents. Caught in the Peace Trap. On the illiberal consequences of liberal peace in Sri Lanka Jonathan Goodhand and Benedikt Korf ment-LTTE Peace Negotiations in and the Clash of State Formation Projects Jayadeva Uyangoda Indian Factor in the Peace Process and Conflict Resolution in Sri Lanka S.I.

Keethaponcalan 4. The peace loving Muslims around the world living in different countries are embarrassed and feel sad and distressed that extremist terrorists from Islam are the cause for the widespread terrorism in the world today.

They do realize that due to the acts of a small fraction of Muslim extremists, every Muslim is looked upon with suspicion. Sri Lanka has declared state of emergency for 10 days amid fears that 'anti-Muslim' attacks could increase in several central hill towns of the country.

Reportedly, a spate of violence, aggression and systemic attacks on the Muslim minority has been on the rise in Sri Lanka for decades. “We are now vulnerable to Islamic terrorism,” he says, before proposing “solutions”.

“Muslims in Sri Lanka have to go back to the s. Muslim women used to wear saris then and they used to cover their heads with their saris. None covered their faces. We should ban the purdah and niqab permanently. Widespread perception suggests that such violence targeting Muslims is a new, post-civil war phenomenon.

However, widespread violence against Muslims took place during the early twentieth century in Sri Lanka (known then as Ceylon). The anti-Muslim pogrom of marked the deadliest violence targeting the Muslim community to date. Legal History: Sri Lanka has been subject to centuries of Portuguese, Dutch and British domination.

From the time of independence inthe legal system of Sri Lanka has developed into a complex mixture of English common law and Roman-Dutch, Sinhalese, Muslim, and customary law.

Sri Lanka: The Failure of the Peace Process Crisis Group Asia Report N°, 28 November Page 2 This first Crisis Group report on Sri Lanka outlines the background to the conflict and the present state of play. It will be followed by more narrowly focused policy.

Muslim community in Sri Lanka have been contributing for the unity and integrity of Sri Lanka not only in the recent times of war but since pre-colonial times. Muslims of Sri Lanka well supported in the process of Sri Lanka gaining independence from the British in and helped end almost four and half centuries of European colonial rule in.

The peace process has failed to take Muslims’ issues sufficiently into ac-count despite Muslim political actors being part of the government. In fact, the preamble to the ceasefire agreement, which set off the – ing of Muslims in Sri Lanka is that their plight does not have a place.

Suspicion stalks Sri Lanka's Muslim community after bombings. Fearing backlash many Muslims are avoiding venturing out as hardline group NTJ is blamed for blasts that killed   Frustrating for many Sri Lankans is the knowledge that the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (AJCU), the top Islamic body in Sri Lanka, had submitted reports about the NTJ to.

04/27/ Sri Lanka (International Christian Concern) – Nea soldiers were deployed across Sri Lanka to provide security for religious centers following last Sunday’s deadly Easter bombings. Among those protected were Sri Lanka’s Muslim community who participated in Friday prayers focused on calling for peace among all Sri Lanka’s religious communities.

Adding to the problems, was the fact that the Sri Lankan president, the army, the Muslim population and ethno-nationalistic factions were put on the sidelines.

This lead to discontent, and mobilisation against the peace process. Eventually, this changed the political landscape in Sri Lanka. Colombo (News1st) - It's only been a few days since the worst coordinated terrorist attack in Sri Lanka rocked the country to its very core.

As of Tuesday - Get the latest breaking news and top.The three-decade long civil war in Sri Lanka between govt. forces and rebel groups ended in Mayleaving behind several casualties, dead bodies, traumas, destruction of public utilities and civilian properties, and innumerable human rights violations.

The country is now confronted with the post-war peace building process to restore the normal life in affected.