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(Namibians [Herero] and Palauans / Germany, Kenyans [Mau Mau] / Britain, Algerians / France, and many others) we may ask whether, and how, its effects may be mitigated. Presumed violations of international law by colonial acts were not in the focus of the research project, considering that the international

In: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international

leadership of Eduardo Mondlane. By the middle of the 1960s a large number of African colonies had gained their independence (some peacefully e.g. Zambia, and others through bloody struggle e.g. Mau Mau movement in Kenya under the leadership of Jomo Kenyatta). The Portuguese colonies took longer to gain their

In: African Yearbook of International Law Online / Annuaire Africain de droit international Online

could descend into the chaos that had gripped Kenya during the Mau Mau crisis or, even worse, something like the crisis that the French had been contending with in Algeria. The British approach to Central Africa changed, especially after the autumn 1959 elections, when Macmillan appointed Macleod as

In: International Negotiation

Union (KAU) was formed. By 1951 KAU was demanding independence from the British. 1952: The failure of colonial British governors to accommodate demands by Africans, inter alia in respect of allocation of land to European settlers, was partly responsible for the outbreak of the Mau Mau war of

In: Human Rights Law in Africa Online

Bapat Navin “Insurgency and the Opening of Peace Processes” Journal of Peace Research 2005 42 6 699 717 Bennett Huw Fighting the Mau Mau: The British Army and Counter-Insurgency in the Kenya Emergency 2012 New York Cambridge University Press

In: International Negotiation

independence in 1964, the British were anxious to prevent the Mau Mau revolt of 1952 – 1960 from affecting the politics of the new State and causing further violence. The election of Jomo Kenyatta to the Presidency kept this from happening. 3 The Kikuyus, as one of the politically active tribes, were

In: African Journal of Legal Studies

CPUCH (n 1) at Article 2(7). 9 E.g. , Press Association, ‘UK to Compensate Kenya’s Mau Mau Torture Victims’, The Guardian , 6 June 2013 (paid victims of its colonial administration £19.9m as settlement for “abhorrent violations of human dignity”). 10 See Odyssey (n 6), 657 F.3d at 1181 (immunity

In: The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

Afganistan, Iran, Turkey and other States thereby conferring upon it the status of a conven- tional rule of international laws.' (See, A/AC. 125/SR. 68, p. 14). See also, the statement of the Kenyan delegate on the significance of the Mau Mau movement as a national liberation movement demanding equal right

In: Nordic Journal of International Law

colonial rule, the Mau Mau war in Kenya arose from resistance to British colonial rule and many of the freedom movements especially in 1960s were expressions and claims respecting the rights of others. Mahalu points out that the way the colonial administration was effected denied peoples their human

In: Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law Online

). 72 I.C.J. Reports 1971, p. 16 and 31; see p. 113 of the IACHR opinion (Garcia Ramirez’ separate concurring opinion, paragraph 5). IJGR 11.4_f4_378-409 12/15/04 5:20 PM Page 401 the most marginalized ethnic and regional sectors over the last 50 years in set- tings as diverse as the Mau Mau

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights