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Sri Lanka Riots: How the tiny Indian Ocean Island Nation got into such a Mess?

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Publication date13/07/2022
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThe Conversation
Media of outputOnline
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The chaos in Sri Lanka has deepened after the country’s president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, fled to the Maldives. The president and his family left Colombo on a military jet just hours before he was due to resign in the face of massive popular protests which culminated on July 9 with crowds of demonstrators storming the presidential palace.