Sri Lanka protests

Sri Lanka heeds protests, lifts ban on agrochemical imports

The ban, which many analysts said was more an effort to preserve Sri Lanka's scarce foreign reserves, drew months of protests, with farmers saying they were in danger of crop failures and poverty.

published on : 24th November 2021

Thousands protest poor economy and shortages in Sri Lanka

The demonstrations in Colombo were led by the country's main opposition political party, the United People's Force, which has blamed the economic crisis on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's government.

published on : 17th November 2021