More Cyber Hate Against Sri Lankan Muslims -Rotten Egg Throwing Campaign

The volume of   hate related postings against the Muslims is on the increase.

A recent posting warned Sri Lankans that they should purchase only from shops owned by the Sinhalese.

It specifically warned that those who purchase from Muslim owned No  Limit and Fashion Bug will have to face consequences.

On the face book posting it said that those who patronize  these establishments will be hit with rotten eggs, and it showed people with shopping bags been attacked.

The Cyber Crime Division of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has begun investigations into complaints that certain persons were inciting racial and religious hatred online.

The Police said that it was  aware of an increasingly alarming number of hate messages being spread online, particularly in social media such as Twitter and Facebook and that it is facing difficulties in taking them away.

The Bodu Bala Sena said that it is not responsible for such postings.

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