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2018, a year full of protests in Sri Lanka

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People protest because of the rising cost of basic goods, power shortages, and racial hatred. “People expect quick, fair and practical solutions to the burning issues of the day,” said one observer. Ordinary Sri Lankans are generally peaceful, using protest as a last resort. Violent reactions are due to frustrations caused by unmet demands and broken promises.

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