A profile of the soldier-turned-politician Gotabaya Rajapaksa, whose current regime has been under fire as the country’s economic crisis begins to take the shape of a humanitarian crisis
This crisis is being called the worst since the country’s independence in 1948. It has led to severe shortages of food, fuel, medicines and even water. What has led to this crisis?
In the second part of this interview, Ahilan Kadirgamar, senior lecturer at the University of Jaffna, explains how strengthening the public distribution system, a wealth tax, and focusing on agriculture, the rural economy and the food system are vital.
Ahilan Kadirgamar, senior lecturer at the University of Jaffna, explains the roots of Sri Lanka’s economic crisis.
Protests continued in Sri Lanka on Monday, including in front of the residence of the prime minister. The entire cabinet quit on Sunday amid the agitations and a massive economic crisis
Health workers in Sri Lanka have been staging demonstrations and strikes since November last year to draw attention to the issue of salary anomalies