24 September, 2018

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Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation Expresses Concern Over Anti-Muslim Assaults In Ampara

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expresses deep concern at the reports of the heavily tense situation after a mosque, several hotels and vehicles belonging to Muslims in Ampara were attacked by mobs leading to major tensions in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen – OIC Secretary General

While expressing its concern, the OIC stresses the need to protect the rights of the Muslim minority, foremost of which is the right to observe their religious practices without harassment or any direct or indirect breaches and to earn their livelihoods and conduct their business under full protection of the law.

In this context, the OIC Secretary General calls on the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to proceed expeditiously with an investigation of such abuses and to ensure the safety and security of the Muslim minority while practicing their religious rights in accordance with all relevant international human rights conventions and instruments.

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    Now they the extremists sphereheaded by Rajapakshes would say, – this is a conspiracy.

    Always, has it been whenever those muslim citizens were attacked.

    Ethnic cleansing is in their blood. Rajapakshes should be jailed and the rest of people should be made aware, on the peace and reconciliation- whichi is must for a better future in the country.

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      Disappointment Mr Clean Bean and Sillysena, both of them protected the Rajafucksas. Sillyena was helping Gota, Mahindananda and a few. Mr Clean Bean was helping MR, BR, NR, YR, SR, and a few others.

      This has become a failed state its time to bring the International Judges.

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        So long People would not give a mandate to JVPrs,

        All these would remain as in a rotten pot.

        These men play games.

        Even today, they the sirisana men think twice before not appointing Mr SF for law and order which is imperative.

        He SF would never be able to take revenge on Raja, if the LAWFUL bodies would work with him.

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      Now they the extremists sphereheaded by Rajapakshes would say, – this is a conspiracy .

      Now you are panicking, but we have been warning Muslims are no Tamils, who have no real voice outside Lankawe, to humiliate with 1956, 1958, 1961, 177, 1977, 1983… 2009 genocides. Now your Colonial Masters have spoken. Start to move your butt quickly and do the needed retribution or perish. Don’t think this is UNHRC to drag for a lifetime.

      You sell your women to Middle East rich and Elitist, Colonial Masters and buy Biryani from Hassim, Thaasim Bhaasim…… Hotel and enjoy the life with arrack. Many of those women came back head in one flight and body in another flight. You could not wag your tail with the Middle East Sharia law. When Rosana was sent back Hezbollah, Hakeem…..and others wrote all the NSF checks in the name of Saudi Prince for that family, only to please the Old Royal ruling that time. But it is so silly when the poor restaurant owner gave food to a “Male Customer”, you created havoc saying he attempted sterilize that woman.

      You had problem of eating the free rice imported from China with the exported tea, which was irrigated with upcountry Tamil women, blood. As alternate you decided to export dead cows and living women to Middle East and imported trouble as Burqa, but bragging you are waiting to Buddha come back. But sadly, if anyone wears yellow Thavani you pay for them to drive in Benz; you don’t export to them to Middle East, though toil-able good manual horsepower there.

      Eat lot of Pakistani beef Biriyani and make your butts puffy buffers to protect the bones, because, soon, all the Tom, dick and Harry go out on the road going turn around start to kick on those.
      (BTW: How are the Russian bugs are doing now? Growing up well?-Good!)

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    well they have not said anything on the butchering of “other” Muslims in Syria.
    what hambug

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      We perfectly know Rajapakshes have been abusing the vulnerable also while they had been in power.

      Remember, the BRUTAL BBS men were instrumental to attack Muslim shop keepers, ridiculously, let police men enjoying the scenes.

      BBS have no power today. They have been crushed by the current govt. That is but not respected.

      BBS and former defence secretary had close links. There, if any unbiased investigation would have been done, all these will have to come out.
      No doubt about that.

      Rajaaklshes and their abilities arerevealiong today.

      They abused the elemination of terror, as if their magical talents would have worked on that. But it was based on blatant lies. Media men worked for them painted the picture in favour of Raja… that has not yet been erased,
      The underground money making is connected to Derana and several other media institutions today than never before.

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      Rajash,

      They won’t send that message to SL.

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        Fathima – thank you for showing your intelligence or rather lack of it

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          Rajash – Take it easy man, just kidding :)

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      No, this organization is worry only about Tamil speaking Muslims
      If they talk about Syria he cant enter the Mosque next time.
      Why not Saudi Arabia take Tamil speaking Muslims there and settle them?

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    What a double standard by OIC. When Muslims attack non Muslims killing them and destroying their properties OIC remains silent. In Pakistan Hindus and Christians are attacked, in Bangladesh Hindus and Buddhists are attacked, in Egypt and Nigeria Christians are attacked, so why make a fuss when Muslims are victims. OIC must take measures in UN to protect all minorities in the world especially those who are in Muslim majority countries. Even in eastern province in Sri Lanka, Muslims are committing atrocities on Tamils, grabbing lands illegally, for which OIC seems to be blind about.

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      Al-faqurla,

      Have you checked if OIC has done the same or more in those countries as well before mouthing here? FYI: Just a quick note, OIC is not a Police Office here please.

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        Do not come to the rescue of a racist organisation like OIC. Can you show their report on Human rights violations on non Muslims in Muslim countries. Better OIC keep their mouth shut and get out as what they do will only anger fair minded Sinhalese.

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          Al-faqurlah,

          When there was LTTE, you brought in all possible international mediators with biased mentality to get an upper hand, now the situation being still under control with Muslim issues, yet Govt does not seem to take any necessary action to nip the things in the bud, you oppose an organization like OIC to condemn these violences against minorities?

          As in anything, SL and its mentality might not have changed since 1983, but the rest of the world is different. The world started to see SL in a different angle, overall, the world sees with lots of suspicions if SL is a good place for minorities to live, the world sees SL as cruel nation with HR violations, deprived minority rights and a nation that discriminates minorities – some of the views might not be that widespread on the grounds, but Tamil issues., now the violence against Muslims are adding fuel into how SL is seen from outside.

          So, OIC is a messenger, give importance to the message, don’t go and attack the messenger.

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        in an earlier post you mentioned about karma. now you truly understand karma coming back to get the Muslims.

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      Al-Faquira
      Thank you for reading my mind.

  • 15
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    Why can’t we behave like civilized people, and stop the attacks on minorities?

    Why can’t we show the world that we are a true Buddhist nation, and that the people
    can behave in a decent manner, without the constant ethnic attacks and tensions, that prevail too often?

  • 11
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    Whilst not condoning the disgraceful attacks on Muslims, one has to ask did the OIC protest when the Sri Lankan Muslim child Rizana Nafeek was being beheaded?

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      Paul.
      Rizana murdered a toddler for that the punishment is death.
      Only during Rajapakda regime murderers rapists drug dealers.fraudsters get away from law.

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        Rizana accidentally killed a child. Why didn’t the OIC point this out? Were they busy protesting about human rights in Middle Eastern Muslim countries?

        ‘Only during Rajapakda regime murderers rapists drug dealers.fraudsters get away from law.’

        Now that is not true is it? How many people were punished for the thousands of disappearances and murders under the UNP in the Eighties?

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        You are wrong. Rizana did not murder the toddler. While she was feeding the toddler, the child choked and died. Mother of the child got angry and framed false charges. In middle east countries there is no justice for foreigners. She was not given a fair trial.

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          Yes they framed her as she was not an Arab but a South Asian Muslim. When poor innocent Rizana tried to claim that Sri Lankan Muslims are of Arab descent , so should be treated like the locals , they came back and stated they are not but South Asian converts to Islam, meaning descended from Tamil Hindu ancestors who converted to Islam. To make matters worse the Saudis organised a Malayalee to defend her and his Tamil was poor. Malyalee may be very close to Tamil and its daughter language but it is still a different language and unless you are very good with Tamil and very familiar with the Malayalee accent, you will find it hard to comprehend. Poor Rizana who wad from rural eastern province only speaking her own form of Tamil , could not understand him. The Saudis saw that the case was doomed from the start, they framed her , stitched her up and killed her. Where was compassion? leave alone killing a poor innocent fellow Muslim. They were racist to the core, as she was not an Arab but just a poor South Asian menial , who had come to do be a domestic slave and deserved no more. They are cruel towards their own fellow Arabs in Yemen and do not care about the Arab Syrians or Iraqis , even the Palestinian. Or others. Only when a non Muslim attacks a Muslim they mouth this hypocrisy but it is ok for Muslims to kills other Muslims , especially if the Muslim is an Arab , or non Muslims. Does not mean the Sinhalese have to attack these Tamil Muslims in the east. Yes I know these eastern Tamil Muslims are committing atrocities on the Tamils and illegally grabbing their lands and have even destroyed many Hindu temples but two wrongs do not make a right and innocent should not suffer.

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            “Saudi Arabia has executed one of its own young princes for the first time in 40 years, sending what analysts described as a “strong message” to younger royals that they are not above the law. “

            In 2016, this is a grandson of the king.

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              This is a joke most of these so-called Princes many of them were born for slave women are living with freebee …and drink ..dance ..affair with non-muslim women watching blue films no haram when they do alone within the wall.
              The new Prince of Saudi Arabia himself ordered the bombing poor Yemeni Muslim people and killing young and old daily.
              By the way, do they have a law in Saudi Arabia?
              He He He if there is an accident Police will arrest the driver, victim, and onlookers and put them in jail.
              Liquor and cigarette and pornography sales are highest in Saudi Arabia in this region.

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                If Saudi Arabia is that bad, how come 600,000, the largest number of Sri Lankan migrants are living and earning in Saudi Arabia, including Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslim and Christians? Then comes the other countries.

                Saudi law maybe tough and people might be tough too, but still legally landing and living among tough law and tough, crazy people are better than living among discriminating whites who don’t welcome non-white skins from their front doors?

                Virtually, anyone entering the whites-only-welcome sort of countries, via its back door becomes a slave also, right?

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              If the Saudi’s executed one of their own for flouting the Sharia Law of that country for the offence of adultery etc., that is their business, But they certainly had no right to execute SL’s poor minor Muslim girl whose age was misrepresented forVisa purposes by her Muslim Visa agent with state connections who cheated and gained his blood money.

              Because of her poverty her elders may have permitted her to do that to obtain a visa.
              But that fact it was not revealed by the Malayalee lawyer who represented Rizana at her court trial may not have adressed that as a valid point due to the fear of double jeopardy for his poor minor client Rizana.

              What the said lawyer could have done to save her in the desperate circumstances he was placed was to was to have an adjournment and met the judge or judges privately in chambers and revealed the said point as a reason for him to not represent her any longer .
              The case would have collapsed and his client saved.
              That could have happened only if he had valid instructions from his client. But here in this case he himself a foreigner was representing a minor fa foreign minor at that without her adult guardian in a serious case with her life in his hands.
              Sri Lankan minor Rizana’s case-is indeed tragic because of mismanagement.

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          Al-faqurlah, very true. Especially foreigners from banana republics. They don’t do that with EU/US/AU or any other countries where there is a value for human-life. They know SL will continue to send women..

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    Those who sow sin, reap the fate. Those who sow seeds reap harvest.

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    Why is this OIC like a car minus engine not worry about Hindus in Bangladesh and Pakistan are being killed, raped?
    Temples are being destroyed in Malaysia.
    Churches are being torched in Indonesia where people still practice Hindu traditions.
    When Muslims are majority they can do anything against minorities but when Muslims are a minority and at receiving end they bark louder and pretend innocence.
    Islam religion of compassion.

  • 4
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    extremists need not worry. this deep concern will not have any impact on SL. so many this ampara type of
    incidents have already taken place and i am not going to give a long list. it up to SL govt. to protect the minorities. either act or get out.
    -dayal

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    It is entirely internal issue . Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim community could sort it out and no point making it as an international issue. Sri Lankan kings protected muslim community from onslaught of Portuguese and Dutch.. . Sri lankan Muslim community is nothing but progenies of Sinhalese mothers so, any extremist sinhalese groups targeting Muslim community is like they are targeting their community people and own blood. 95% are against this type of barbarism …

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      When converted Ex. Tamil Hindus in Puttalam, as Muslims ..they went and cried to Kandy King that Allah couldn’t protect them from Portuguese ..King told them to colonized in North-East.

      Our kind-hearted Mukkwa chiefs welcomed these Muslims with open arms and even gave Tamil women as wives and lands but these traitors now try to rule Tamils grabbing lands and looting and destroying 100 years old temples.

      There was no Muslims in North -East before the arrival of Portuguese.

      Probably most of the old mosques in North-East would have built over Hindu temples.

      These Muslims enjoyed the tears, deaths, and destruction of Tamils and danced with Sinhala forces for 30 years.

      Now these eastern Muslims are paying for their sin what a pity there is no Saddam or Gaddafi for bark for them.

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        cholaaa, what is your problem man, crying so much. If eastern Muslim buggers screw you, deal with them right away and forget it – Eastern Muslims and Colombo, there is a big difference. Most of the Muslims did not enjoy Tamils being killed in 1983. We ourselves saved 2 families back in Colombo 10, until they went to Norway, and still in touch. Only those drug addicts and rowdies among Muslims involved with Sinhalese mobs.

        Sorry bro, no need Saddam or Gadaffi – If things get bad, there will be hundreds of Sadams and Gadafis within each, if need arises. See what happened to Prabakaran when depended on Norway, UK, India and IC to rescue him at the eleventh hour?

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    We have been cautioned by Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.
    Instead of reading the message, some commenters are attacking the messenger.
    Will someone tell us where this outfit is, who the office bearers are please?

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    When Old King came back from China in 2011. Justice minister of Old King, Hakeem went and met him at the Airport on arrival. Old King gave the promise to stop and said it was not military, but JVP like Communists were doing that to tarnish his name. But he didn’t keep the promise. Long after many Tamil and Muslim women suffered a lot Grease monsters stopped itself.(Probably Old Royals budget might have ran out).

    Ranil came back from Singapore. No confidence motion, in the vat, is fermenting. Hakeem, now a Yahapalanaya Minister, will be the first one to meet Ranil officially after his return. His this type of games usually fool everybody. Because of the No Confidence motion, we won’t be able to predict the outcome this time.

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    Muslim has been attacked and killed by US and UK army every parts of world .No protest by IOC anyway they are silent .
    Why is that only that small incident has taken up by IOC?

    1 Large scale killed millions of Arabs-Islam and other Muslim nationalities all over the world that including Afghan, Iraq, Libya Pakistan , Sudan Yemen , Syria and Palestine other lands in world? But no ham from by that IOC?
    Need less to say their are millions of Muslims has been killed by other countries.

    2 Where is IOC stand?

    3 IOC playing double game and double treatment for Muslims in world-wide! policy of hipcorcies by IOC
    All these values of lifers are not equal as that counted by IOC.?

    4 Are they not that human being according to democracy monitored by USA+UK parameter of democracy?

    5 All these Muslims victims are treat as “criminals” which according UNO Human Rights in Geneva leadership by Sadie Hussan of Commissioner of Human Right ?

    6 There is no genocide of Muslim in Sri lanak. There is No bombing by killed Muslim in Island? No bombing to Muslim mosques in any corner of our land. An enjoy that freedom of faith religion worship by except women been not permitted by Muslim Men.

    Their living 400 years as migrants community from Arabs and Indian Muslims. Having religion freedom of Muslim mosques all over the Island?
    Do they want another regional Muslim state in Island that is demand claim by IOC?
    Theses are religion nonsense of politics of Muslim Congress actively encourage by IOC…?

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      Large scale killed millions of Arabs-Islam and other Muslim nationalities all over the world that including Afghan, Iraq, Libya Pakistan , Sudan Yemen , Syria and Palestine other lands in world? But no ham from by that IOC?

      You still don’t know why?
      Because they know how the Muslims in those countries were dying. They have been killing each other. Every day they set off bombs in their own marketplace against their neighbors. So what was going in Lankawe? Hakeem went to UNHRC with Sinhala Cinema Supporting actresses to tell that his life was happiest under Old Royals Brutalities against Tamils. Hakeem and Richard were setting up protest against UN on Every Friday on the Colombo Streets after the noon prayer against UNHRC, only to please you and milk you. You thought Muslims politicos were tomfools, and the Muslim Politicos thought you were the tomfools. Hakeem, Rischard and other politicians reduced Muslims to Hat and Burqa wearing Sinhala Buddhist Modayas. So, under guidance of those Muslim Political heads, to put a counter claim on UNHRC against West when they question you about the genocide on Tamils, you all were collecting your own proof to show that the West was one killing in Middle East. In factual nature, that was nothing but Middle Eastern Mahavamsa or Bold Heads edited “middleeasthistory.com”. But armies and armies of Middle Easterners, who knew the truth, were flocking & blocking all the Western borders seeking refuge to escape from the sibling carrying out murders. The Hat and Burqa wearing Sinhala Buddhist Modayas even did not help the Rohingyas Muslims sought refuge in Lankawe.
      Don’t count the silly OIC. Eat Biriyani and keep exporting living women and dead cows with a brand name of Halal. In due time, Sinhala Buddhist Modayas will be winning and Hat and Burqa wearing Sinhala Buddhist Modayas will be losing. Anyway Best of Luck

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    Sri Lanka should know who it’s international friends are. We should support Israel and not the ungrateful Arabs.. to hell with them

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      There was a period when Israel was training the SLA and the LTTE at the same time. So much for friendship.

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    Dear Brothers,
    Ampara incident is a clear planned attack on Muslims. Every body knows. But most of Sinhala people do not like this kind of activities. My Sinhala friends are against any sort of activities against any religious group in the name of religion. But the concern is these good Buddist people are silent and do not take any action against the Buddist racists. Politicians are behind these move. But the victims are common people. The silence of Good Buddist will lead to another war within a country which impact all the people.

    Dr. A.M.Jazeel

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      Yes most of the Sinhalese do not like this kind of activities. At the same time most of the Sinhalese do not like Islamic fundamentalism and Arabisation of Sri Lanka. Not only good Buddhist people are silent and do not take any action against the Buddhist racists, but also good Muslim people are silent and do not take any action against the Islamic racists. Not only Sinhala politicians are behind this move, Muslim politicians are also behind moves against Sinhalese. Sinhalese in Amparai know what the Muslims are doing to Tamils in eastern province, and are taking measures to prevent the same happening to them. What do you mean when you say silence of Buddhists will lead to a war within the country. It is silence of Muslims to control Islamic racism, which will lead to a war and will impact only on Muslims.

  • 2
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    you touch one Muslim terrorist, all Muslim terrorists around the world come together condemning it

  • 0
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    OIC………….Why Do You Want To Interfere To An Internal Matter Of A Country Which Shall Make The Citizens Angry……..If You Do Care For Some One Better Take Them To Where You Want……….. With Out Poking Your Filthy Nose Around Here…………We People Here Could Solve Our Problems AND Bloddy Well WE Know What You Are Upto

  • 0
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    outside interfierance is there because we are unable to solve our problems… we allow the foreign forces to intervene because we have failed to protect our minorities. you know what happened in 1915, 1958, 1977, 1981, 1983 and latter 400 assaults on muslims and their properties. SL escaped from indian invasion after 1983 and the IPKF came on the ‘invitation’-thanks to JR. we have a short memory. we have had enough interventions by norway, india , uk etc. when it is convenient we seek intervention. remember JR sought help from pakistan, china and even from bangladesh and israel against india and ltte.
    unfortunately people do not learn anything from history. ‘ the best lesson from history is that we refuse to learn anything from history’. a little confusing but that is the truth.
    -dayal

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    These are the real Muslims. Masters behind terrorism. This monsters only sympathise to muslims only. One muslim shop damage is more importent than million non muslim deaths. Do they speak when Muslims kill rape thousand of Christians in middle east? Answer is no. This is muslim imperialism. They try to take over poor peoples countries.

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