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17 April 2024


A new bill to protect religious freedom



Religious and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Vidura Wickremanayake says that in the near future they will work to bring a new bill on religious freedom and distortion of facts.

The minister points out that the police have jointly started a special investigation on people who make statements offensive to religions.

Mr. Wickramanayake said that the arrest of Nathasha Edirisooriya, who recently made a statement offensive to Buddhism, was done with the direct intervention of the Religious and Cultural Affairs.
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