Church, Temple, and that Old Red Line
Anglican and Roman Catholic nuns calling for Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapakse and his government to step down, protest against the backdrop of the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre, a stark reminder of the wasteful policies of a regime that has brought the country to economic ruin. Colombo, April 2022.

• 18mm • f/3.5 • 1/800 • ISO800 •
Buddhist monks protest on the Galle Face Green, in Colombo; behind them, the rising skyline of the city, symbolic of Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapakse’s promise to make the country another Singapore. Instead, his disastrous economic, monetary, and agricultural policies have brought the island to bankruptcy in the two short years since his election.

• 18mm • f/3.5 • 1/3200 • ISO100 •
A left wing student body at Gotagogama, the ad hoc protest village that has sprung up in downtown Colombo, demands that the government remove policies that are destroying the economy, education, and the future of the young.

• 24mm • f/4 • 1/500 • ISO100 •


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