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Sri Lanka's ex-President leads protest March - Pictures

Aug 02, 2016 05:23 AM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

  Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapakse raises his hands and waves to supporters in Colombo Aug 1, 2016 during an anti-government rally in the capital Colombo. Rajapakse, who is facing allegations of corruption during his decade in power, is leading a faction of President Maithripala Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party.

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's 'joint opposition', made up small parties of an ousted coalition that ruled the island until 2014 and rebels from President Maithripala Sirisena who support ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa, made a protest march to the capital Colombo on August 01.