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Incident Reports

The following are some of the incidents of violence against Christians since Christmas 2003. Many others have gone unreported.


 

January - December 2007

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Date

Area

Church

Description

27th May

Ukelipitiya and Thalathuoya (Kandy District)

Assembly of God

Three Christians were arrested on charges of destroying two roadside Buddha statues in Ukelipitiya and Thalathuoya, Kandy District on May 27. One of the men, the principal of the Mt. Carmel Theological College, was released on May 28 after providing the police with a valid alibi. Buddhists angered by his release held demonstrations outside the college and he received several threats.

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