Muslim Council of Britain challenges ‘forced’ Covid cremations in Sri Lanka

Country inisists all people who die of virus are cremated even if it violates religious beliefs

The Muslim Council of Britain is launching a legal challenge to the policy of the Sri Lankan government that all people who die of Covid must be cremated, even in violation of their religious beliefs.

The insistence on cremation has caused great distress among the country’s Muslim minority. Islam stipulates that the dead must be buried.

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