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Murder by Court Martial
On July 7, 1915, which eventually became a phrase signifying a major calamity or Julie Hathai, is one of the darkest days in the annals of Sri Lankan history, on which date, young Edward Henry Pedris, aged 28 (1887-1915) and a scion of an elite Sinhalese-Buddhist family in Colombo, was assassinated by a Panjabi firing squad, consequent to an unlawful sentence passed by a...
9 August, 2020
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