Sri Lanka’s new president criticised for crackdown on protesters

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Sri Lanka’s new president, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has been criticised for a violent crackdown on anti-government protesters.
Demonstrators had been occupying the areas surrounding the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.
Hundreds of heavily armed soldiers and police assaulted members of the public.
Al Jazeera's @Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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