Political and economic collapse in Sri Lanka

Political and economic collapse in Sri Lanka

I can find no reflection of this in most media and all social media. “There but by the grace of God…”

Sri Lanka’s day of violence, death toll rises to five | World Latest News | WION

In Sri Lanka, it was a day of violence today, at least 5 people were killed, more than 190 injured in a wave of violence. These clashes were between Rajapaksa supporters and the anti-government demonstrators. Currently, authorities have imposed an indefinite curfew across the country

You Tube wants to make violence “family-friendly”

Tensions escalate in Sri Lanka after attack on peaceful protesters (English)

Army evacuates former Sri Lankan PM from besieged residence

Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family taken to safety by heavily armed soldiers as anti-government protesters storm gates.

Heavily armed troops have evacuated outgoing Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa from his official residence in Colombo after thousands of protesters breached the main gate in the worst violence in weeks of protests over an unprecedented economic crisis.

Protesters who forced their way into the prime minister’s official Temple Trees residence then attempted to storm the main two-storey building on Tuesday where Rajapaksa was holed up with his immediate family.

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as crisis worsens

Mahinda Rajapaksa

The resignation comes hours after PM’s supporters stormed a major protest site in Colombo and attacked anti-government demonstrators

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned after protests over the island nation’s worsening economic crisis turned deadly.

In a statement on Monday, his office said he was quitting in order to help form an interim, unity government, following weeks of sometimes violent protests across the country over shortages of fuel and other vital imports and spiraling prices

Sri Lanka MP among five killed as violence escalates

People set properties linked to the ruling party on fire across the island amid attacks by government supporters.

A woman loyal to Rajapaksa carries his portrait during protests outside his official residence

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been forced to resign after a day of violence saw five people including a ruling party member of parliament dead, with reports emerging of people attacking properties linked to the ruling party across the island nation.

Shots were fired from inside the Sri Lankan prime minister’s official residence on Monday, as thousands of protesters breached the main gate and torched a parked truck, AFP reported.

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