Supporters of the former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe, to celebrate the Supreme court’s decision, revoked the dissolution of Parliament and a General election prevented. © Eranga Jayawardena/AP/dpa
Sri Lanka’s Parliament dismissed the President Maithripala Sirisena new government with a confidence vote. A majority of the 225 members voted head of government of Mahinda Rajapaksa in the vote, the suspicion, informed the President of Parliament. Later, the recently laid-off Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe wanted to demonstrate with a tune that he still has the majority of deputies. The Prime Minister is only the President may appoint.
Sri Lanka is in a political crisis since President Sirisena at the end of October the acting head of the government, Ranil Wickremesinghe dropped and instead, the Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed. Sirisena had this is due, among other things, with murder and conspiracy to murder. Wickremesinghe, whose party ruled previously in a coalition with Sirisenas party Alliance UPFA, did not accept his deposition. Supporters of both sides since has been to protests on the street.
On Friday, Sirisena had dissolved the Parliament and for the 5. January new election scheduled, after it became clear that Rajapaksa would lose a vote against Wickremesinghe. On Tuesday, the Supreme court annulled the dissolution of Parliament. The miss not trust a vote against Rajapaksa, and that Wickremesinghe has won the power struggle. Sirisena can now appoint a new head of government.
Rajapaksa from 2005 to January 2015, as a President at the top of the island state in the Indian ocean. In the case of a military offensive against the rebel group, the liberation tigers of Tamil Eelam were killed under his rule in the year of 2009, according to human rights groups to 40,000 Tamil civilians. Critics accuse him also of corruption and the murder of political opponents.
In the island nation in the Indian ocean, the President of the government and head of state and commander-in-chief of the military. The Prime Minister is a kind of Deputy to the President.