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UK to compensate Kenya Mau Mau abuse victims


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UK to compensate Kenya Mau Mau abuse victims

Kenyans tortured by British colonial forces during the Mau Mau insurgency in the 1950s are to get compensation worth a total of over 23 million euros.

Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague said the government sincerely regretted the abuses.

The Mau Mau uprising which began as a violent campaign against white settlers was eventually put down.

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