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Buddhist temple provides shelter and meals

AP, May 19, 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Hundreds of stunned residents of Sri Lankan villages buried by mudslides took shelter in nine temporary camps set up in schools and a Buddhist temple, where they were being given food, blankets and basic medical treatment.

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Buddhist heritage showcased to attract Sri Lankans

by Frances Bulathsinghala, Dawn, Apr 20, 2016

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Pakistan is developing the Gandhara Trail to attract Buddhist pilgrims from Sri Lanka and other parts of Asia and to demonstrate its interest in preserving and showcasing its non-Islamic heritage.

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Tamil Politicians Threaten Buddhist Community in North-East

Lotuscomm.org, 30 March 2016

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- Since a new government came to power last year, Sinhalese communities and Buddhist temples in the north-east of the island are facing  increasing threats of eviction from Tamil politicians and their henchmen, Venerable Tissapura Sri Gunaratana, Chief Priest of the Sri Sambodhi temple in Kokilai in Malativu district told a group of local media representatives touring the area recently.

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A Compassionate Constitution for Sri Lanka

by Senaka Weeraratna, The Buddhist Channel, March

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The moral stature of Sri Lanka’s Constitution would be greatly enhanced if it recognizes the claims of other living beings for compassion and appropriate consideration from human beings, and the protection of their legal rights.

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Sri Lanka: Animal Welfare Bill approved by Cabinet

The Island, February 27, 2016

Sri Lanka’s first monumental step towards the protection of its animals, says Otara Foundation

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- The Otara Foundation has welcomed the approval of the Animal Welfare Bill by the Cabinet of Ministers as a step in the right direction and pledged to continue its advocacy in order to ensure the enactment of the Bill as law.

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