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To Privatise Or Not? That is the question. The government’s decision to privatise — selling the shares owned by the government to the private and possibly foreign shareholders — several state enterprises has been challenged by many. This includes the national airlines, the telecommunicator and several other companies: which will be sold to bring in much-needed foreign revenue. Will this work?
Amnesty International’s recent report revealed some stark truths about Sri Lanka: human right violations, government crackdown of protests, and how the global west is ignorant about these violations. Noting that Sri Lanka’s protest movement last year was a source of inspiration around the globe, Amnesty’s Senior Director Deprose Muchena urged Sri Lankans to use that global solidarity to further their cause for human rights.