Unrest grows in Sri Lanka, despite Prime Minister Rajapaksa’s resignation over economic crisis   Source:abc.net.au Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister has resigned to make way for a unity government that would try to find a way out of the country’s worst economic crisis in history, but protesters say they also want his brother to stand down as President Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s resignation came hours after clashes broke out in Colombo, where supporters of the ruling party stormed an anti-government protest camp and were beaten back by police using tear gas and water cannon. Video footage from local media showed the ancestral home of the Rajapaksa family ablaze in the southern city of Hambantota, while multiple attacks on houses and election offices of other politicians were also reported. PM Mahinda Rajapaksa’s ancestral home in Madamulluna has been set on fire. pic.twitter.com/JAN52w5Gxw — DailyMirror (@Dailymirror_SL) May 9, 2022 Ruling party member of parliament Amarakeerthi Athukorale and ...

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