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Concerns as Sri Lanka arrests top protest leader Joseph Stalin

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Thursday, 04 August, 2022, 20:12
Concerns as Sri Lanka arrests top protest leader Joseph Stalin

The arrest of a top protest leader as part of an ongoing crackdown and intimidation of people protesting against the government over the country’s worst economic crisis in decades has raised concerns.

Joseph Stalin, the secretary of the Sri Lanka Teachers’ Union, was arrested from his office in the capital Colombo on Wednesday.