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Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa defeated
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Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa defeated

Period of uncertainty opens In the presidential election held yesterday in Sri Lanka the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa has suffered a fatal blow. The opposition candidate, Maithripala Sirisena, won with 6,217,162 votes (51.3%) against Rajapaksa’s 5,768,090 votes(47.6%). Mahinda has become one of the most unpopular presidents in the history of Sri Lanka, responsible for establishing dictatorial […]

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Sri Lanka: Spotlight on a blood-stained regime

Sri Lanka: Spotlight on a blood-stained regime

With the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) taking place from 10 to 17 November all eyes are on Sri Lanka With the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) taking place from 10 to 17 November all eyes are on Sri Lanka. In 2009 the Socialist was almost a lone voice reporting on the government’s […]

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