Retrieval of Muslim burial right and the aftermath | Daily FT

At last, after nearly 12 months of agony and trauma, and close to 350 forced cremation of corona-killed Muslims, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had relented and issued a gazette notification restoring a controversially lost Muslim human right. The Muslim community would indeed have a great sigh of relief, and there may be several among them, who would claim credit for this so-called achievement, including the five parliamentarians, who treacherously voted in favour of the 20th Amendment. What made Rajapaksa and his coterie of monks and advisors change their mind? To start with, the initial decis…

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