Sri Lanka protesters divided on leaving main camp amid crackdown

Al Jazeera English reports: Debate within the protest movement on wrapping up the seafront camp was triggered by a violent crackdown by security forces 10 days ago.

The mainly youth-led protest movement in crisis-hit Sri Lanka is divided on whether to withdraw from a sea-facing camp they set up months ago near the presidential secretariat in capital Colombo.

The GotaGoGama camp, also called Galle Face Green, is the epicentre of the protests in Sri Lanka that started more than 100 days ago to demand the removal of the then-government over the country’s worst economic crisis in seven decades.

Read more: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/1/sri-lanka-protesters-divided-on-leaving-main-camp-amid-crackdown

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