Mau Mau Uprising

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Event.png Mau Mau Uprising  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Date1952 - 1960
LocationKenya
DescriptionA Kenyan independence movement in the 1950s that faced brutal opposition by the UK.

The Mau Mau Uprising was an independence movement in Kenya.

Reconciliation

On 12 September 2015, the British Government unveiled a Mau Mau memorial statue in Nairobi's Uhuru Park that it had funded "as a symbol of reconciliation between the British government, the Mau Mau, and all those who suffered". This followed a June 2013 decision by Britain to compensate more than 5,000 Kenyans tortured and abused during the Mau Mau insurgency.[1]

 

Related Documents

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Mau Mau Seek Compensation from UKarticle26 May 2009Jean Shaoul
Document:The Mau Mau War in Kenya 1952-60book extract12 February 2007Mark Curtis
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