Analysis > Sri Lanka continues to militarise the state, despite the Rajapaksas’ fall

President Ranil Wickremesinghe visits the headquarters of the Sri Lankan army during mass protests in the country in 2022. Militarisation is the common thread that connects many repressive initiatives of the Sri Lankan state under successive governments. Photo: IMAGO / Pacific Press Agency

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