Sri Lanka’s protests show a fragile unity – for now

Andreas Johansson, Lund University Sri Lanka is facing its worst economic crisis since winning independence from…

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…

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns amid anti-govt protests

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned on Monday, local media reported.

Sri Lanka: protests spread as petrol prices rise by 90%

Jayanthi Lingham, University of Warwick Sri Lanka is currently experiencing a profound economic crisis, sparking massive…

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is a chance to reinvent international bailouts so that citizens don’t take most of the pain

Sayantan Ghosal, University of Glasgow and Dania Thomas, University of Glasgow Sri Lanka recorded the first…

What is happening in Sri Lanka?: Former economist at Lanka’s central bank explains

An unprecedented economic crisis is unfolding in Sri Lanka. And while the country’s problems have been brewing for…

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid protests

Sri Lanka’s president has declared a state of emergency, giving sweeping powers to security forces a…