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Sri Lanka president-elect Rajapaksa a war hero to some, a polarizing figure for others

Reuters Sunday, 17 November 2019
For Sri Lanka's majority Sinhalese Buddhists, president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa is best-placed to take on the hard challenge of defeating enemies of the state such as those who carried out deadly Easter Sunday attacks early this year.
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Former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka&apos;s presidential election, seen by some as a strong hand to protect the country against extremism, and by others as a man who should be tried for alleged war crimes. David Doyle reports.

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