“British king acknowledges colonial atrocities in Kenya – here’s what could happen next”, This is Africa, November 8, 2023:
On his official visit to Kenya, King Charles III acknowledged Britain’s colonial era “wrongdoings”. He also paid tribute to Kenyan soldiers who had participated in the first and second world wars on behalf of Britain. His visit coincided with Kenya’s 60th independence anniversary.
British colonial rule in Kenya was characterised by injustices. Among these were forceful dispossession of indigenous people’s land, torture, detention and brutal suppression of anti-colonial movements.
An excerpt from King Charles’s speech is useful to decipher the value and implications of his apology, from an international law perspective….”
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