"No protest should cause obstruction to everyday life or to the economy," he said.
The new declaration comes as people are frustrated with high cost of living amid unaffordable food prices
Cabinet approval was given to appoint a cabinet subcommittee to hold discussions with all stakeholders
The opposition leader said the govt was calling for an all-party government, all the while engaging in "state terrorism"
Protesters have called for another massive protest to oust Ranil Wickremesinghe on August 9
Protesters, however, vowed to agitate as planned and oust Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Anti-government protesters have planned a massive agitation on Saturday to oust President Rajapaksa
Ratta, who has 1.4 million subscribers on YouTube, was a prominent figure in Sri Lanka’s anti-government protests.
His YouTube channel SL Deshaya is known for its regular and often biting political commentary.
Refusing to leave the protest site, protesters said, no matter the court order, the agitation will continue.
US Ambassador to Colombo Julie Chung has discussed with the Human Rights Council of Sri Lankan for an investigation
Demonstrations continued into Sunday night as they occupied Galle Face Green
Technical savvy youth have edited some of the Wikipedia pages of Rajapaksa family members
Sri Lanka Parliament meets on Tuesday, April 5.
Protest are triggered by shortages and steep fall of the currency
Social media researcher Sanjana Hattotuwa tweeted that the apparent restriction of comments was "revealing".
“The government will be unable to absolve itself of that responsibility. I am still of that position,” he said.
Justice Minister ensures to accommodate amendments, if necessary and privacy will be protected.
"This 14th will be a month since the incident."
“It is the stink of a festering group of society that is emanating from this attack,” the minister said.
“It’s still early. We have made videos on various issues. It’s hard to say at this point who might be behind it."
Sri Lanka likely to face strong criticism over its human rights situation, diplomats say
“I think those who harm the country and destabilise the country have seized the opportunity,” he said.
The minister said the govt is obligated to protect the rights of the people as much as it must ensure media freedom.
“In China, there is no social media. We’re not like that."
"I will not hesitate to take legal action against any media organisation that attempts to disturb the peace."
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