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Why should you eat Halal even if you are not a Muslim?

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SHAFAQNA - The Seattle Globalist | By: Muaadh Nalir : Being a student for a summer exchange program at Seattle, I couldn’t complain about anything except for one thing, FOOD! I, being a Muslim, found it difficult in finding halal meat (raw…

Rights body probes anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka

SHAFAQNA - CCTV footage shows mob looting shops as Buddhist monks look on, leading investigator says Kumuduni Withana and her team have been travelling from village to village in Sri Lanka's Central Province, interviewing the victims of recent…

Sri Lanka Prime Minister says Kandy anti-Muslim clashes an organized attack

SHAFAQNA- Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who visited the riots-hit Kandy today, says the common belief is that the racial attacks against the Muslims in the Kandy district was organized and carried out. Therefore, the…

Anti-Muslim attacks continue despite Sri Lanka's state of emergency

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SHAFAQNA- uddhist mobs attacked mosques and businesses belonging to Sri Lanka's minority Muslims overnight, police said Wednesday, despite the imposition of a state of emergency to restore peace in the bitterly-divided island. Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka deploys troops to tackle dengue crisis

SHAFAQNA- Sri Lanka deployed hundreds of soldiers to destroy mosquito breeding grounds as the country battles the spread of deadly dengue fever that has killed a record 215 people this year, officials said Sunday. Humid monsoon weather,…