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Sri Lanka: Deciphering the Constitutional Coup

4 October 2010: In September, the Sri Lankan parliament passed a constitutional amendment that abolishes presidential term limits, eliminates the supervisory Constitutional Council, and gives the president the authority to directly appoint officials. Alan Keenan, Crisis Group’s Sri Lanka Project Director and Senior Analyst, discusses what this amendment means for Sri Lankan democracy.

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