A selection of images from the peaceful people’s protests (Aragalaya) in Sri Lanka against the economic and political crisis. Non-partisan protests of this nature were organised daily across the country until government crackdowns and arrests on activists and demonstrators began to take place.
Images taken between April – June 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Tashiya de Mel

Tashiya de Mel is a photographer, environmental advocate, and communications specialist who uses visual storytelling to create narratives that drive social change and highlight impacts of the environmental and climate crisis.
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