Sri Lanka demonstrators resist efforts to silence protests

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Anti-government protesters in Sri Lanka have gathered in defiance of a crackdown by security forces.

They are angry about an economic crisis that is showing no signs of ending, despite a change in government.

Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from the capital, Colombo.

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