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Anti-government protests continued near the Sri Lankan presidential office on Thursday. The protesters vowed to defy a police order to vacate the area by Friday evening. The protesters have been occupying the area, including the gate of the presidential secretariat, since April 9. The protest forced the former president,  Gotabaya Rajapaksa, to resign on 14 July. This event took place on 08/04/2022 at the following location: Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Hindustan Times