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Interview: The Threat to Democracy Through the 20th Amendment

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30th September 2020, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, in conversation with Faraz Shaukataly on Newsline Live broadcasted on Newsfirst.

Dr. Saravanamuttu speaks about the grave threat to democracy through the proposed 20th Amendment to the constitution which attempts to roll back checks and balances introduced by the 19th Amendment and bring back the executive presidency of 1978, where all power was concentrated in one office and held by one individual.