Sri Lanka lifts State of Emergency

Curfews and social media bans were brought in to try and quell tension.

Curfew in Sri Lankan tourist town of Kandy to be temporarily lifted

“The situation is improving and there have been no major incidents of violence reported in the last 12 hours,” said Major General Rukman Dias,

Sri Lanka imposes emergency for 10 days to stop communal violence

The measure comes after a local curfew was imposed on Monday in the central city of Kandy after days of unrest between the two communities during which a Buddhist man was killed and Muslim businesses were set ablaze.