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BACKGROUND

The Easter attacks was the biggest post-war massacre in Sri Lanka and took the lives of about 315 persons and injured around 600, caused massive destruction, including at three Christian churches and three major hotels. Many survivors and families of victims continue to feel the pain. About 45 of those killed were foreign nationals. Seven months after the bombings, the government changed through presidential elections followed by parliamentary elections, but truth and justice remain elusive.

Latest Developments

2024.02.21- Protest at Katuwapitiya

පාස්කු ඉරිදා ප්‍රහාරයට මාස 58ක් පිරුණු අද දින, 21/02/24, රෝහාන් සිල්වා පියතුමා, ටෙරන්ස් පියතුමා, ඇතුළු ගිහි පැවැදි ජනයාගේ සහභාගිත්වයෙන් කටුවපිටිය…
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2024.02.21- Protest at Katuwapitiya

2024.02.15- 38th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 15/02/2024 Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21 Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at…
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2024.02.15- 38th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

2024.02.14- 37th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 14/02/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar to…
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2024.02.14- 37th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

2024.02.13- 36th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 13/02/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar to…
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2024.02.13- 36th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

2024.02.08- 35th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 08/02/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar to…
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2024.02.08- 35th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

2024.02.07- 34th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 07/02/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar for…
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2024.02.07- 34th day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

2024.02.06- 33rd day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 06/02/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update: The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar for…
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2024.02.06- 33rd day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

19.01.2024: Press Release: CSR officially receives four most important evidence given at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the ‘Easter Attacks’; Further established that the security forces had prior information of the bombers.

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19.01.2024: Press Release: CSR officially receives four most important evidence given at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on the ‘Easter Attacks’; Further established that the security forces had prior information of the bombers.

2024.01.25- Easter Sunday extremist attack of 2019: New revelations from Zahran’s wife’s testimony

CoI evidence obtained from Easter mastermind Zahran’s wife’s testimony finds Police including Acting IGP’s alleged negligence Points to another Easter bomber’s…
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2024.01.25- Easter Sunday extremist attack of 2019: New revelations from Zahran’s wife’s testimony

2024.01.24- 32nd day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Date : 24/01/2024Case number : HC(TAB) 2972/21Brief update:The subject case was taken up before the Trial at Bar for the…
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2024.01.24- 32nd day of the Main Easter Attacks Criminal Trial against 24 Accused

Death toll from Easter Sunday Massacre

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Timeline

2019
Easter Attack


Removing Shani Abeysekara from his position as the Director of Criminal Investigation Department

2020
Promotion of Brigadier Suarez Saleh to the rank of Major General
2022
Arrest Shehan Malaka
Release the former IGP & former DS

Places of Easter Attack bombings

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