An eye witness piece by Economy Next reporters who share what they saw in July 9 Sri Lankan revolution.
Protesters, however, vowed to agitate as planned and oust Gotabaya Rajapaksa
No country wants to help Sri Lanka despite a deep economic crisis; past records weigh
Many people have called all the citizens to join the Saturday protest in Colombo
Protesters have called for another massive protest to oust Ranil Wickremesinghe on August 9
The State of Emergency was declared on July 18 ahead of a parliament vote to elect President.
The study covered a cross section of universities: old and new unis, and those situated in previous conflict zones.
"Hospital staff noticed a foul smell coming from the water tank. That was when they discovered the body," Thalduwa said.
“We have lost around 40 percent of our daily fish catch due to bottom trawling by Indian fishermen,” he said.
The operation comes in the wake of the death of a 16-year-old domestic worker at MP Rishad Bathuideen's residence.
The victim's mother, R Ranjani, rejected speculation of possible suicide by the girl.
The victim’s mother said she had asked Bathiudeen’s wife to go easy on the child as she was still minor.
The postmortem report is to be presented to court on Monday.
The teenager was a resident of Dayagama and had come to work as a maid at the former minister’s house , police said.
Sri Lanka’s overcrowded prisons housed 28,000 to 30,000 prisoners at any given time before the pandemic.
Reports showed inmates at the Welikada prison protesting from the roof of a building at the prison premises.
"Another example of selective, arbitrary granting of pardons that weakens rule of law and undermines accountability"
There has also been an increased number of attempts to cross provincial borders, police said.
"The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) is revisiting provisions in the PTA as has already been communicated to the EU."
“On the whole, people’s behaviour has been satisfactory,” the police spokesman said.
"Sri Lankan law has no reference to fake news"
“This is being carried out by criminals or and certain prison inmates"
The Counter Terrorism Investigation Unit premises in Kirulapone, Colombo 05, will be used as the new detention centre
Police has introduced a colour-coded sticker system to control traffic during the lockdown
A sub-inspector and a sergent who made the arrest were interdicted for negligence.
The spokesman said that one more suspect has yet to be arrested based on information available to the police.
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