- Jul 8, 2020
On the one-year anniversary of the bloody Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, the nation shared in a moment of silence to honor the nearly 300 people who died as government investigations continue and victims continue struggling to pick up the pieces of their broken lives.
Sri Lankans commemorated the anniversary of last year’s Islamic State group-inspired Easter Sunday bomb attacks mainly from their homes on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith says he is ready to launch street protests if Sri Lanka’s government does not find and arrest the culprits behind last year’s Easter bombings.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill cosponsored by Sen. Maggie Hassan to ensure that small states get funding to improve security at houses of worship.
Hundreds of worshippers and many clergy were killed at churches, mosques, synagogues and temples.
Nearly 160,000 security personnel will be deployed to try to make Christmas and New Year celebrations in Indonesia safe, reported ucanews.org.