Sri Lanka protests
Sri Lanka student activists detained Sri Lankan protesters demand release of activists Wasantha Mudalige and Siridhamma Thero

Wasantha Mudalige and Galwewa Siridhamma Thero were detained on August 18 under the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act. Rights groups in the country and abroad have called for their immediate release

Sri Lanka protests Sri Lankan protesters take to the streets against government

Protestors marched the streets of the Sri Lankan capital raising concerns about the increased repression of dissenting voices under the current regime led by Ranil Wickremesinghe, which came to power in July this year following a wave of mass anti-government protests