Leeds UCU is deeply saddened by the senseless violence which has claimed the lives of over 300 people in Sri Lanka. We stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers and we mourn with you. We will condemn all violence and hatred, wherever it occurs, from Christchurch to Sri Lanka, and in whatever form it occurs. Everybody has the right to worship and observe their religious holidays without fear, and in freedom. We understand the university chaplaincy is discussing arrangements for a vigil with the students union LUU, and we will let members know when they have confirmed the details with us.