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Liberties and the constitution in Sri Lanka. Its implications in the region

Ph D, M Ind, B Ed
In one of its latest judgments, the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, an island situated at the southern tip of India, has granted an additional year to its president's term, following the 26 January 2010 presidential election in the country where outgoing President Mahinda Rajapaksa was re-elected. Given its nature, the piece of news would normally fall as a tile on the head of ordinary citizens waking up one day to learn that their President or their Prime Minister was granted one additional year to the term for which he was elected.
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Richard Tremblay is a choregrapher and lives in Montreal. 

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