Newsclick | 11/07/2022 03:04 PM | Click to read full article
The storming of Sri Lanka's presidential palace was the culmination of an ongoing economic crisis as fuel shortages bit. Many Sri Lankans feel that they have no way out and now fear for the future.
Protests have been escalating in Sri Lanka for months "It is a situation of life and death here. No jobs, no money to buy food nor a way out from the country," said Shanthi, a 50-year-old single mother.