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What happened to the Sri Lankan journalist?

Two of the journalists from the Sri Lankan TV channel Newsfirst had their cameras rolling at the time. Video aired by Newsfirst shows two journalists being pushed to the ground by police during the confrontation. Fellow journalists who rushed to their aid were then also attacked, Newsfirst reported.

Is Sri Lankas Crisis not a straightforward process?

This is not a straightforward process. Sri Lanka is in the midst of its worst financial crisis in seven decades, after its foreign exchange reserves plummeted to record lows, with dollars running out to pay for essential imports including food, medicine and fuel.

Is Sri Lanka bankrupt?

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) Sri Lanka is bankrupt, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Tuesday, as the country suffers its worst financial crisis in decades, leaving millions struggling to buy food, medicine and fuel.

How many people have been killed in the Sri Lankan protests?

At least 55 people have been injured in the protests, according to Dr. Pushpa Zoysa with the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, who said the figure included three people with gunshot wounds. Among those injured is a lawmaker from eastern Sri Lanka, she added.

What happened to Sri Lanka’s press freedom after the presidential election?

The Free Media Movement, a local press freedom advocacy group, saw an increase in incidents reported to them immediately after the presidential election, Thaha Muzammil, the treasurer of the group, told me. In many of the instances, the main culprits were suspected supporters of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) political party.

Where is Sri Lanka’s president?

Amitha Thennakoon/Associated Press The whereabouts of the president are unclear. The president is defying calls to step down, despite mounting public pressure. The whereabouts of the president are unclear. Protesters at the residence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka in the capital, Colombo, on Saturday.

Why is Sri Lanka running out of money?

Sri Lanka has run out of foreign-exchange reserves for imports of essential items like fuel and medicine, and the United Nations has warned that more than a quarter of Sri Lanka’s 21 million people are at risk of food shortages.

Is Sri Lanka militarizing its civil administration?

Already, Sri Lanka has seen a rapid militarization of the civil administration. In December, the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, along with nearly 150 institutions, was brought under the Ministry of Defense.

Will Sri Lanka go bankrupt in 2022?

Supermarket shelves in Sri Lanka are bare and restaurants cant serve meals. The country is facing a deepening financial and humanitarian crisis that could lead it to bankruptcy in 2022 as inflation rises to record levels.

What is behind Sri Lanka’s financial crisis?

Sri Lanka is in the midst of its worst financial crisis in seven decades, after its foreign exchange reserves plummeted to record lows, with dollars running out to pay for essential imports including food, medicine and fuel.

What is happening in Sri Lanka?

A once relatively wealthy and stable nation on Australia’s doorstep has been plunged into chaos as a financial crisis wreaks havoc. Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister has declared the nation is officially “bankrupt” as it reels from a devastating financial crisis that has seen inflation soar to record highs.

Will Sri Lanka be able to pay off its debts ‘seamlessly’?

Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal has also said that Sri Lanka would be able to pay off its debts “seamlessly”. Sri Lankan government has said that they have a plan in place for the economic crisis. On 4 January, the finance minister announced a $1.2 billion economic relief package.

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