Sri Lanka's Pidurangala Rock: Bare bums stir trouble

Sri Lanka's Pidurangala Rock: Bare bums stir trouble
 

Sri Lankan police have arrested three men who were among a group who took semi-nude photos of themselves at an ancient sacred site.
The young Sri Lankan men posted the images of themselves at Pidurangala Rock on Facebook.
It prompted an angry reaction from people who considered them a religious insult.
Similar photos were posted on Instagram by foreign travellers, who were not arrested.
The arrests follow a complaint by a Buddhist monk who claims the photos, taken within sight of the Sigiriya rock fortress, a Unesco World Heritage site, are a religious insult.
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26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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