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Mau Mau Uprising

UK To Compensate Kenyans Tortured During Colonial Rule

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and GREGORY KATZ | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The wrinkled faces of the elderly Kenyans who gathered in a downtown Nairobi hotel registered gratitude, relief and joy Thursda...

Torture Victims Win Case Against UK, But WWII Greek Victims Still Await Justice

Ilias Sourdis | Posted 11.05.2012 | World
Ilias Sourdis

Congratulations to the three Mau Mau Kenyan torture victims who recently won a landmark victory of immense global repercussions against their former c...

It's Never Too Late: The Making of The First Grader

Christal Smith | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Christal Smith

He is known simply as Maruge. He witnessed some of the worst crimes against humanity in twentieth century Africa yet, in the sunset of his life, he wants nothing more than to learn to read.

ReThink Review: The First Grader -- Reading, Writing and Rebellion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The First Grader tells the true story of Kimani Maruge, an 84-year-old veteran of Kenya's Mau Mau Uprising who earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest primary school student.

The Ghosts of Empire Are Returning to Haunt Britain - and the US

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

There will be no press campaigns or celebrity endorsements for the survivors of the Kenyan suppression when they issue a reparations claim in London. They will be met with a bemused shrug.