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UK Compensates Mau Mau Veterans

The British government has agreed to compensate 5,200 Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising against colonial rule in the 1950s. The settlement came after a High Court ruling in favour of three elderly Kenyans. Foreign Secretary William Hague told the House of Commons the government would pay a total of 19.9 million pounds sterling […]

Ian Henderson, who has died aged 86, was a British colonial policeman who played a major role in subduing the Mau Mau revolt in Kenya and later served as security adviser to the al-Khalifa ruling family in Bahrain. Towards the end of his life, however, Henderson had to fight allegations that he had participated in […]

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