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Supreme Court move challenges dissolution of Sri Lankan parliament

Sri Lanka was thrown into chaos when President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved parliament on November 9. He called for a general election in January 2019 in an unprecedented move that will likely plunge the country deeper into a constitutional crisis. Parliament’s dissolution, anticipated and mocked by many, was announced in an official gazette notification signed by Sirisena. But […]