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Sri Lanka’s abstention from voting on UNESCO resolution on Israeli atrocities on Masjid Al Aqsa – by Latheef Farook

On Thursday 13 October 2016 Sri Lanka, once a strong defender of  brutalised Palestinian rights, abstained from voting on UNESCO resolution which deprecated Israeli violations in and around the al-Haram al-Sharif, Masjid Al Aqsa, compound in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds. This shocking U Turn in the island’s …

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A brief History of the Colombo Grand Mosque

Extracted and revised from an account written by MIL Muhammad Nuhman in 1959, an old boy of Hameedia Boys'English School in 1905, which was presented to the Colombo Grand Mosque Committee of Management on July 25, 1959 The Colombo Grand Mosque occupies a unique place in the life of the …

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