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Jayatilleke de Silva: Celebrating his life and work

The Sri Lanka Committee for the Solidarity with Palestine together with the Sri Lanka Journalists for Global Justice will hold a meeting today (March 13) at 4.30 pm at the Havelock City Club House to commemorate former Daily News and Sunday Observer Editor-in-Chief and social justice activist Jayatilleke de Silva and his contributions towards social justice and global justice issues, including his commitment to the Palestinian freedom cause.

Communist Party of Sri Lanka leader D.E.W. Gunasekera, (a long-standing comrade of Jayatilleke de Silva), Editors’ Guild of Sri Lanka President and Daily Lankadeepa Editor Siri Ranasinghe and Palestine Ambassador Zuhair Mohammad Hamdallah Zaid will deliver the commemorative speeches.


 

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