Sri Lankan Protestors Cause President to Flee Country On July 9, thousands of people (some estimates say tens to hundreds of thousands) gathered in Colombo to demand the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. They descended on downtown Colombo and stormed the President’s House. Videos came out of protesters
I'm a little surprised at how few non-meme comparisons I've seen between the Sri Lankan uprising and January 6th, 2001 in D.C.
Not that I have any interest in comparing them myself, I'm just shocked that I haven't seen more comparisons.