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'Facebook a plague' - Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa labelled Facebook a 'plague' which was affecting the younger generation, at a speech given at a school in the south of the island, earlier this month.

Despite this, the ruling government have refused to state whether they will ban Facebook, after it was brought up in the Sri Lankan parliament by UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Meanwhile, Mahinda Rajapaksa's official Facebook page, with over 178,000 likes, has continued to post regularly. See it here.

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