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Britain to compensate for colonial-era torture

Britain has agreed on a $31-million compensation package for Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising against colonial rule in the 1950s.

Thousands of Kenyans to sue Britain over Mau Mau treatment

More than 8 000 Kenyans are seeking millions in compensation from ex-colonial ruler Britain, claiming mistreatment during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.

Britain in talks with Kenya’s Mau Mau victims over settlement

Payments to thousands of Kenyans who were tortured during the 1950s insurgency could open the door for other victims of British colonial rule.

Muthoni, the dread of the empire

The legendary hero of Kenya's Mau Mau uprising, Muthoni wa Kirima continues to fight injustice in her country.

Atrocities of colonial past haunt Britain again

A case by former subjects of Her Majesty's British Empire has unearthed awful truths, deliberately hidden, of atrocities in African countries.

Kenyans tortured in colonial times can sue British government

Four Kenyans who claimed they were tortured at the hands of British colonial officials during the Mau Mau insurgency have won the right to sue.

Papers detail brutal abuse

'Violent shock' the only way to deal with Mau Mau insurgents, British government told.

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