– Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The British Government must now resolve this issue once and for all. They have admitted these elderly Kenyans were tortured by British officials but have refused to apologise or to show any concern for their welfare.
The courts have now rejected their legal defence twice in two years. It is high time the Government stop avoiding responsibility and show some compassion.
Three victims of torture during the Mau Mau uprising can proceed with their compensation claims, the High Court ruled. The government has said it will appeal the move.