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Strings Attached: Western Banks and Sri Lanka’s Political Crisis

Updated: 4 days ago

Sri Lanka has seen mass protests for weeks that drove President Rajapaksa from power. But now the protests have been dispersed and his close ally — a six-time Prime Minister and acting President — has been appointed to replace him.

Niyanthini Kadirgamar, PhD student at University of Amherst and member of Sri Lanka’s Feminist Collective for Economic Justice, explain