Whatsapp during a live protest

Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama.

Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred subscribers) included audio, video and photos. Also sent vital context around the use of the racist Sinhale flag. (To subscribe for free and from anywhere in the world, click here.)

As I tweeted today,

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