Secretary of Thawheed Jamath arrested remanded

The Secretary of the Sri Lanka Thawheed Jamath, Abdul Razik was arrested and remanded till November 29.Razik was arrested on the charges of inciting religious disharmony by speaking against other religions in an offensive manner during a protest campaign held in Maligawatte on November 3. The Sri Lanka Thawheed Jamaath (SLTJ) recently protested against the Government’s decision to amend the controversial Muslim Personal Law in order to comply with international conventions on women and children rights. SLTJ charged that the government is changing the law accepting the conditions set by the European Union to grant the GSP+ facility back. (Colombo Gazette)