The George Pope Murder in 1941. 7 mins 45 secs

The George Pope Murder in 1941. 7 mins 45 secs
December 21st, 2020 The story of the murder of George Pope, the tough and strict disciplinarian Superintendent of Stellenberg Group, Uda Pussellawa. Pope, who had earlier threateningly vetoed the estate labourers’ request to form a union on Stellenberg, was subsequently murdered by six labourers, led by the aspiring union leader Ramasamy Weeraswamy.
Adapted from an article written by Bernard Vancuylenberg.