It is one of those mornings. Been having a power cut / outage since last night. Now cooking breakfast with firewood.

Good \o/

Sri Lankan workers defy curfew, government-organised violence

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across Sri Lanka yesterday to express their opposition to the attack by government-organised thugs on anti-government protesters encamped in central Colombo for the past month.

චිත්‍රයක්, ඡායාරූපයක් පළ කරද්දී නිර්මාපකයාගේ නම, උපුටාගත් තැන, පොත හෝ වෙබ් ලිපිනය සමඟ මුද්‍රණය කිරීම සුළු දෙයක්. පිටු සැලසුමටත් අලංකාරයක් එකතු කරමින් ඒක කරන්න පුළුවන්. නමුත් කොපි පේස්ට් මත යැපෙන, සීසීටීවී දර්ශන පෙන්නීම ජනමාධ්‍යකරණය බව හිතන ප්‍රමිතිය ගලන්නේ ඊට ගොඩක් යට කාණුවක.


සතිඅග අරුණ ඇයි ඔයාලා මෙහෙම ☹️



Another nonsense email from Twitter GAVE us the account to swap to. As soon as we made the swap they permanently suspended BOTH accounts

If this isn't rectified there'll be no other conclusion than that its anti-competitive behaviour



I really, really hope this innocent poet gets to go home today. The case against him will be taken up today at Puttalam High Court. It's been 578 days since his arrest and detention under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

Felt a pang in my chest. I realize I haven't been on stage since February 2020. Due to obvious reasons.

As Sri Lankan president issues public threats that he can "abolish all the rights of those who are responsible", let us remind ourselves that it's been 559 days since Sri Lankan poet Ahnaf Jazeem's rights were snatched away from him.


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