Sri Lankan Lawmakers Debate Bill to Trim Presidential Powers
By Bharatha Mallawarachi
A constitutional amendment to curtail presidential powers – again – was a key demand of the protests that drove the previous president and prime minister from office.
Sri Lankan Parties Are Amending the Constitution Yet Again
By Rathindra Kuruwita
The aim is to dilute the executive presidency, but there are differences on the extent to which the president’s powers should be clipped.
Sri Lankans Gear Up to Remove the Rajapaksas
By Sudha Ramachandran
That will not be easy as the president enjoys enormous powers and cannot be impeached easily.