Sri Lanka

Social Media

Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp Banned Again in Sri Lanka After Violence Against Muslims

It’s part of a worrisome trend of governments blocking citizens' internet access
Tim Marcin
5.13.19
Sri Lanka

We Met the Leader of the Group Blamed for the Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

Until Easter Sunday, NTJ was just one of many peripheral hard-line religious groups in Sri Lanka.
Ben Ferguson
Stacey Naggiar
5.7.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Sri Lanka’s Muslims fear retaliation and alienation in wake of Easter bombings

Muslims make up less than 10 percent of Sri Lanka’s population and have historically faced persecution by right-wing Buddhist groups.
Angad Singh
4.29.19
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan soldiers open fire on suspects as Easter bombing raids continue

Officials warned more attacks may still be possible.
VICE News
4.26.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

Sons of wealthy Sri Lankan spice empire reportedly among suicide bombers

Inshaf Ahmed and Ilham Ahmed Ibrahim are said to be among those who carried out deadly attacks in Colombo last weekend.
Emma Ockerman
4.25.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

Sri Lanka’s grief over Easter attacks is turning to fury at the government

What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.
Alex Lubben
4.24.19
terror

ISIS isn't dead. It's just moving to countries like Sri Lanka

Its "caliphate" may have collapsed, but ISIS remains a threat.
Emma Ockerman
4.23.19
Sri Lanka

What we know about the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka

Almost 300 people were killed and hundreds more wounded.
Alex Lubben
4.22.19
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US sanctions North Korea over Kim's half brother's assassination, Stormy Daniels sues Trump, DOJ goes after California over sanctuary policies, and more.
VICE Staff
3.7.18
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka just blocked Facebook to stop anti-Muslim violence

Social media has "been used to destroy families, lives and private property.”
David Gilbert
3.7.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Sam Nunberg now open to playing ball with Mueller, North Korea apparently willing to consider "denuclearization," Paul Ryan denounces Trump's tariff plan, and more.
VICE Staff
3.6.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump orders ban on bump stocks, Oxfam loses thousands of donors over Haiti scandal, North Korea said to have bailed on meeting Mike Pence, and more.
VICE Staff
2.21.18
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