SRI LANKA-POLITICS-JUSTICE : News Photo

SRI LANKA-POLITICS-JUSTICE

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Sri Lankan lawyers hold lit candles 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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Sri Lankan lawyers hold lit candles 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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Sri Lankan lawyers hold lit candles during a protest against the... News Photo 159528529Candle,Chief Justice,Colombo,Government,Holding,Horizontal,Impeachment,Lawyer,Lighting,Moving,Politics,Protest,Sri Lanka,Supreme CourtPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSri Lankan lawyers hold lit candles 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)