Hague statement due on Kenya claims



Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising.
The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights abuses by the British in the colonial era as well as funding a permanent memorial to the victims, according to The Times.
It comes after a legal battle between a number of elderly victims and the British government.
Last year the High Court ruled the three Kenyans tortured during the unrest could pursue their compensation claims against the... read more

 
6 June 2013 in Regional East, Views: 1
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