‘Britain has said sorry to the Mau Mau. The rest of the empire is still waiting’ | C. Elkins- The Guardian

‘Britain has said sorry to the Mau Mau. The rest of the empire is still waiting’ | C. Elkins- The Guardian

In the wake of its announcement, Britain now faces potential claims from across its former empire. From a historical perspective, the government has every reason to be concerned about its legacy. There is unequivocal evidence of colonial brutalities in end-of-empire Malaya, Cyprus and elsewhere. Whether there is enough for successful legal claims is another matter altogether, however.

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