Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s crisis is not just about the economy, but a long history of discrimination against minority groups

Niro Kandasamy, University of Sydney Sri Lanka is in the grip of an economic, political and humanitarian crisis. In a remarkable display of anger on Saturday,...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flees to Maldives

Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, his wife and two bodyguards fled the country on Wednesday on a Sri Lankan Air Force plane to Maldives...

Sri Lanka issues ‘shoot-on-sight’ as violence simmers

Sri Lankan security forces have been ordered to shoot law-breakers on sight on Tuesday in a bid to quell anti-government protests that turned violent...