Mau Mau Uprising

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 1st, 2012
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Kamwe kabla ya kuonekana files juu mtego wa Uingereza kikatili wa kikoloni wa Kenya tumekuteremshia jitihada za haraka za kuficha mauaji ya wafungwa wasiokuwa na silaha wakati wa maandamano ya Mau Mau. Eleven wafungwa katika kambi kizuizini Hola walikuwa kikatili clubbed kwa kifo na kadhaa kujeruhiwa...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 1st, 2012
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Never before seen files on Britain’s cruel colonial grip on Kenya have revealed a desperate attempt to cover up the massacre of unarmed prisoners during the Mau Mau uprising. Eleven prisoners at the Hola detention camp were brutally clubbed to death and dozens more injured by prison wardens on ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2012
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Ministers issued a dramatic confession yesterday that prisoners were tortured and sexually abused under British colonial rule in Kenya. It is believed to be the first time the Government has made such a public declaration that atrocities were carried out ‘at the hands of the colonial administration’....
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Apr 18th, 2012
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Secret files from British colonial rule – once thought lost – have been released by the government, one year after they came to light in a High Court challenge to disclose them. Some of the papers cover controversial episodes: the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya, the evacuation of the Chagos Is...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 14th, 2011
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Nyeri – Almost 60 years have passed since British colonial forces beat Wambugu Wa Nyingi and left him for dead, but neither the dark scars from years shackled in chains nor his tramautic memories have faded. “They told us to dig our own graves,” Nyingi recalled in a low voice of bei...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2011
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Kenyan veterans of the 1950s Mau Mau uprising celebrated Thursday after four colleagues won court approval in Britain to sue the British government over brutality they claim they suffered in the struggle. “For a very long time we have remained steadfast in our pursuit for justice, for the tortu...
By benim
In East Africa
May 9th, 2011
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London – Hidden documents about the British army’s suppression of the 1950s Mau Mau uprising in Kenya were treated by officials as a “guilty secret”, an internal review found on Monday. Four elderly Kenyans who say they were tortured are taking legal proceedings against the fo...