THE WORLDPOST
10/05/2012 09:13 am ET

Mau Mau Torture Case: Kenyans Win Ruling Against UK

Three elderly Kenyans have won an historic legal victory over the British government after the high court gave them permission to claim damages for the grave abuses they suffered when imprisoned during the Mau Mau rebellion.

The court rejected the government's claim that too much time had elapsed for there to be a fair trial, just as it threw out an earlier claim that the Mau Mau veterans should be suing the Kenyan government, not the British.

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