Senanayake said Maldivians travel through Colombo to fight in Syria.
About 15,000 Maldivians reside in the neighbouring country.
Lahiru Madhushanka has also been denied a fair trial, the rights group says.
Almost 6,000 Maldivians are registered to vote at embassies abroad.
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A Maldivian national was arrested in Sri Lanka while attempting to smuggle 2 kilos of heroin.
The demonstration in Colombo was the first one outside the Maldives since last month’s Supreme Court ruling and state of emergency declaration.
Tourism Minister Moosa Zameer and Ambassador Mohamed Hussain Shareef have met with Sri Lankan opposition lawmaker Namal Rajapaksa.
The Global Times said the formal handover of Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port to China on a 99-year lease had stirred alarm in New Delhi.
A ministry report published in October said hundreds of foreign fishing vessels were operating illegally in Maldivian seas every year.
MP Riyaz Rasheed told the press he was concerned that neighbouring countries were allowing exiled Maldivian politicians to plot attempts to oust President Abdulla Yameen.
The ambassador-designate's remarks prompted the opposition leader's high-profile counsel Amal Clooney to warn that "any attempt by a Maldivian diplomat to detain President Nasheed in Sri Lanka...
Former Islamic Minister Abdul Majeed Abdul Bari was briefly detained Sunday at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike Airport for carrying large sums of cash in his handbag.
MP Riyaz Rasheed slammed Sri Lanka for harbouring "coup plotters," warning the neighbouring country against interfering in domestic affairs of the Maldives.
According to Sri Lankan media, the pair, aged-28 and 30, respectively, were arrested from a hotel in Colombo's Bambalapitiya district in the late night hours of...
Chief Inspector Mohamed Riyaz said today that a forensic analysis has found that a photo of Razeen lying dead in a van was sent to the...
According to Sri Lankan media, a Maldivian couple was arrested on Saturday outside the Katunayaka airport with 3kg of heroin in their luggage. After interrogating the...