President Maithripala Sirisena’s office cited concerns over identification and national security in the wake of the deadly bombings.
In a since-deleted tweet, the president made his second major social media mix up concerning the deadly Easter attacks.
President Maithripala Sirisena imposed a state of emergency for seven days, aiming to stop the violence from spreading to other parts of the country.
According to a group of Tamil human rights activists, Sri Lanka's incipient transitional justice process is deeply flawed. Several organizations have recently delivered a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon -- who just visited the war-torn island nation.