This article by Nick Marsh is published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Here is an excerpt:
Lukshan Wattuhewa gestures across Galle Face Green on Colombo’s colourful seafront, where thousands of demonstrators now converge daily.
He hopes massive anti-government protests – fuelled by the country’s worst ever economic crisis – can mark a turning point in the decades of ethnic and religious violence that have scarred so many communities across Sri Lanka.
A Buddhist monk nearby agrees: “People are putting aside religious and racial differences to join this struggle. Sri Lanka has become one united nation.”
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