Posted on 03.07.2021 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
(TopNews) Three years have passed since the violence against Muslims in Digana and other parts of the Kandy district, but the Sil Lankan Human Rights Commission has failed to make public its report on the investigation.
The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has recorded evidence from 9 to 12th May 2018 regarding the violent attacks done in March of same year. Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission Deepika Udugama has stated that the investigation report would be released in July 2018. There were allegations that the government security forces did not prevent anti-Muslim violence and that Sinhala extremists also aided in it. The then chief of police in charge of the central province was appointed to a top post in the government last year. Also, several people accused of violent behaviour were soon released.
A special report on the Sri Lanka presented at the 43rd session of the Geneva Human Rights Commission noted that during Digana attack one person killed, more than 400 religious places and vehicles destroyed.