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May 22, 2022, 7:53:01 PMMay 22
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How Mahinda and Gotabaya Rajapaksa destroyed Sri Lanka .....

Inside the collapse of the Rajapaksa dynasty in Sri Lanka
How two powerful brothers fell out and took their country down with them

By Gerry Shih and Hafeel Farisz
May 22, 2022 at 2:00 a.m. EDT

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/05/22/sri-lanka-rajapaksa-mahinda-gotabaya/


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The mob was bashing on the gates of the Sri Lankan prime minister’s official residence, its size and fury swelling dangerously.

For weeks, Mahinda Rajapaksa, the 76-year-old prime minister, had been under pressure to resign as the economy imploded and protests erupted. The brother of the president, Gotabaya, and a patriarch of his own political dynasty, Mahinda was once hailed as appachchi, the beloved father of the people. Now he was huddled in his second-floor bedroom, accompanied by relatives who frantically called army officers, pleading to be rescued.

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Outside the gates, anti-government protesters who had been attacked earlier by Mahinda’s supporters were taking their revenge — rioting, burning buses and torching hundreds of homes owned by allies of the Rajapaksas. A lawmaker from their party was beaten to death, his body dragged through the streets.
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May 29, 2022, 3:16:53 AMMay 29
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Insight 2022/2023 - S1E8: Sri Lanka Meltdown
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/watch/insight-20222023/sri-lanka-meltdown-2709111
26 May 2022 10:00pm
CNA Singapore's  documentary coverage on Sri Lanka Crisis
Can veteran politician, Ranil Wickremasinghe restore political stability and pull Sri Lanka out of its economic morass?
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