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SRI LANKA-POLITICS-JUSTICE

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A Sri Lankan lawyer holds a lit candle during a protest against the government's move to impeach Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, in front of the Supreme Court in Colombo on January 15, 2013. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse on Tuesday appointed the government's senior legal advisor Mohan Peiris as a replacement for the impeached chief brushing off protests from lawyers and rights group. Peiris was sworn-in before the president shortly after parliament approved his appointment with immediate effect, an official of the president's press office said. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Sri Lankan lawyer holds a lit candle during a protest against the government's move to impeach Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, in front of the Supreme Court in Colombo on January 15, 2013. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse on Tuesday appointed the government's senior legal advisor Mohan Peiris as a replacement for the impeached chief brushing off protests from lawyers and rights group. Peiris was sworn-in before the president shortly after parliament approved his appointment with immediate effect, an official of the president's press office said. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 15, 2013
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A Sri Lankan lawyer holds a lit candle during a protest against the... News Photo 159528512Candle,Chief Justice,Colombo,Government,Holding,Horizontal,Impeachment,Lawyer,Lighting,Moving,Politics,Protest,Sri Lanka,Supreme Court,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Sri Lankan lawyer holds a lit candle during a protest against the government's move to impeach Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, in front of the Supreme Court in Colombo on January 15, 2013. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse on Tuesday appointed the government's senior legal advisor Mohan Peiris as a replacement for the impeached chief brushing off protests from lawyers and rights group. Peiris was sworn-in before the president shortly after parliament approved his appointment with immediate effect, an official of the president's press office said. AFP PHOTO/ Ishara S.KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)