Tension mounts in Sri Lanka as anti-corruption protests outside PM's office reach 20th day

Anti-government protests are continuing in Sri Lanka over the country's worsening economic crisis. Video shot on Tuesday 26 April showed crowds chanting, holding signs and playing music outside President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s office. The non-partisan Occupy Galle Face protest reached its 20th day on Thursday. Protesters are demanding the resignation of the President, his brother the Prime Minister, and his Government. The island is said to be enduring its worst economic crisis since gaining independence from the UK in 1948.

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