“‘Fascists’ in saffron robes? The rise of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist ultra-nationalists” by Tim Hume

Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, executive director of Sri Lanka’s Centre for Policy Alternatives, believed the group, which he described as a purveyor of “classic hate speech,” had become emboldened by the lack of censure over the events at Aluthgama.
“Their more violent or aggressive demonstrations of power, involving even criminal acts, have gone unpunished,” he told CNN. “They seem to have a lot of support, if not protection, from within the regime itself.”

via: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/17/world/asia/sri-lanka-bodu-bala-sena-profile/



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DM (2014, 18 juillet). “‘Fascists’ in saffron robes? The rise of Sri Lanka’s Buddhist ultra-nationalists” by Tim Hume. SRI LANKA & DIASPORAS. Consulté le 28 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/u8ec

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