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Sri Lanka denies Akon visa for defaming Buddhism (TamilNet)

Mar 23, 2010 9:55:12 PM - yahoo.com
Sri Lanka has refused US rap star Akon a visa for a planned concert next month, following Sinhala protests that a music video of his was offensive to Buddhists. Stone throwing extremists on Monday protested outside a media network sponsoring the concert. Sri Lankas decision comes after the powerful Buddhist clergy expressed its displeasure. In the music video, shot around a pool party with a ...