Sri Lanka president declares new state of emergency as protests roil island


Sri Lankan police officers attend a demonstration near the parliament building in Colombo by protesters demanding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation on May 4. Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency on Friday, after prolonged protestsand a general strike shuttered schools, businesses, and transport services. The state of emergency will allow for the arres...

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