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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-06-11 03:34 PM
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Colonial secret papers to be made public
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Source: BBC News

6 May 2011 Last updated at 15:48 ET
Colonial secret papers to be made public

A collection of sensitive documents from Britain's colonial past are to be made public through the National Archives for the first time.

The files were sent to the UK from various former territories, mostly at the time they achieved independence.

The documents emerged when four Mau Mau veterans sued the UK, saying they were tortured by Kenyan colonial government in the 1950s.

The British government says it cannot be held responsible.

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