A few articles about the decision of the current Government to pay compensation to Members of the Mau Mau who were tortured in British prisons during the uprising in Kenya.
The legacy of the last days of the Empire are still affecting us today. This was one of the most bitter and brutal independence wars fought against the British in the 20th Century.
Wikipedia: The Mau Mau Uprising
Colonial Police round up suspected Mau Mau
This is from the Kenyan side of things.
Mau Mau prisoners
This is a touching story of a young soldier who went out to British India during WW2. He loved it show much he stayed and became an institution in Pakistan. Finally retiring at the age of 95. Major Geoffrey Langland is a cherished relic of the British Empire.
An article in Ireland about the Statue of Lord Gough returning to Dublin..
Any thoughts on whether Heroes of the Empire should still be celebrated in multicultural Britain?
(please no racist remarks!)