Ranil Wickremsinghe
Sri Lanka protesters assaulted Sri Lanka’s parliament to convene on Wednesday

Meanwhile, appeals for justice continue after the assault on protestors at the Galle Face site in Colombo in which around 50 people were injured and tents were torn down

Race for Sri Lankan presidency begins as Gotabaya Rajapaksa steps down

The resignation comes after Rajapaksa, who came to power with an unprecedented 6.9 million votes, fled the country on July 13 following massive protests