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    Sri Lankans driven to suicide by exorbitant debt repayments

    Image: A protest in Kilinochchi last June against the micro-finance system. By Saman Gunadasa (28 March 2019 /WSW) According to a March 17 report in Sri Lanka’s Observer newspaper, at least 170 debt-ridden rural residents, mainly women, committed suicide last year. Most of those who took their lives were from the island’s war-devastated North and East. The […]

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