July 2019

Easter bombings update Current situation remains difficult  The country remains tense following the Easter bombings. There is ongoing simmering anger towards the Muslim community and there have been a spate of anti-Muslim riots in the country in recent weeks. The Prime Minister pressurised all nine Muslim politicians to resign after one provocatively said ‘our own … Continue reading July 2019

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May 2019

Sri Lanka bombings Escalating violence Sri Lanka has imposed a nationwide curfew for the second night in a row after the worst bout of anti-Muslim violence since the Easter attacks. Muslims, who make up 10% of the country’s population, are being targeted. Mosques and Muslim-owned shops were vandalised or set on fire, and one Muslim … Continue reading May 2019

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April 2019

Sri Lanka bombings Batticaloa Hospital visits Yesterday Jeyakanth, Vani and four other pastors visited the hospital in Batticaloa to see Christians and others injured. (Very sadly, Vani found out that her cousin’s son died in the bombing). They went around the wards to comfort and pray with the people, as well as providing food and … Continue reading April 2019

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January 2019

6 Mile Post Children’s Home currently empty Sadly the home is currently empty. The children have all been moved, either to the surrounding tsunami homes or to Christian families. This is due to the level of hostility that threatens the functioning of this work. The land surveyor has finally submitted his report confirming that LEFC … Continue reading January 2019

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November 2018

Drought Update Families thankful for help, while rain brings hope for next year’s harvest We thank the Lord that the monsoon season has started and it has been raining heavily for the past few weeks. Many families have requested funds to grow rice. So far 80 families have been given £200 each to cover the … Continue reading November 2018

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