May 27, 2022 · The core demand of aragalaya is to bring about systemic change in the country’s political governance and economy. “Gota-Go-Home” and “No 225” are only means to that end. Although there had been widespread support for the core demand especially within the intelligentsia, civil societies and ...
Protesters marched on the Sri Lankan police headquarters in Colombo on June 9, marking two months since demonstrators started taking to the streets calling for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to ...
Jun 01, 2022 · The political side is more complex. Sure, Lanka is no dream democracy. It is the site of public and state-terrorism, crass military-police human rights abuse at the instigation of the JR, R. Premadasa and Mahinda regimes and Gotabaya’s military.
Apart from these the Central Telegraph Office, Police Headquarters, Colombo Metropolitan Police building, Sri Lanka Port Authority building, Times building and the Cargills & Millers building are located in the fort area. Fort is home to the head offices of many banks and business, hence it is considered the financial district of Colombo.
May 29, 2022 · News website newsfirst.lk reported that tear gas and water cannons were fired by the police to disperse protesters near the World Trade Centre in Colombo. According to the Colombo Gazette newspaper, a protest was staged near the residence and office of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, disrupting traffic along Flower Road.
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Jun 08, 2022 · During his talks with the IMF Managing Director on Tuesday, Wickremesinghe "requested that the staff-level delegation from the IMF visit Sri Lanka as soon as possible so that the staff-level agreement could be finalised," online portal newsfirst.lk reported on Wednesday, quoting a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Media Division.