Presentation: Bradman Weerakoon on Black July

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Presentation: Bradman Weerakoon on Black July

Deshamanya Bradman Weerakoon was invited to join Dr. Devanesan Nesiah in the first or four panel discussion held at the venue of the exhibition, on 24th August 2013. As Sri Lanka’s first Commissioner General of Essential Services (CGES) Mr. Weerakoon has unique perspectives to share around the violence in July, its aftermath and lasting impact.

More details of the panel discussion, along with a recording of the session, can be accessed here.

M. Weerakoon’s Powerpoint presentation on Black July can be downloaded as a PDF here.