A new report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) calls attention to Sri Lanka. The document describes increased hostility toward leaders of religious minority groups, individuals, and entire communities.
The spread of China’s coronavirus, which closed a city of 11 million, leaped across continents and raised pandemic fears, may have started with something simple – a person buying food for dinner at an outdoor market.
A teenage elephant named Kanakota reportedly died from exhaustion recently after giving three consecutive tour rides in Sri Lanka. Now, animal welfare activists are rallying around the 18-year-old creature’s “entirely preventable” passing as a call to action for policy change.