A nationwide state of emergency is being enforced in Sri Lanka to prevent attacks on Muslims. Buddhist mobs set fire to homes and businesses, killing a young Muslim.
The riots followed the death of a Sinhalese truck driver.
The unrest is a repeat of rioting four years ago, and, since then, there has been rising tension between communities.
A varied mix of ethnicities and religions make their home on the island, where a 26-year-long civil war ended in 2009.
What will it take to end the recurrent religious friction, long-term?
Presenter: Richelle Carey
Thyagi Ruwanpathirana – legal adviser and human rights activist
Gehan Gunatilleke – Legal Director, Verite Research in Sri Lanka
Alan Keenan – Senior Analyst and Sri Lanka Project Director, International Crisis Group
Source: Al Jazeera News