This is an historic judgement which will reverberate around the world and will have repercussions for years to come.
The British Government has admitted that these three Kenyans were brutally tortured by the British colony and yet they have been hiding behind technical legal defences for three years in order to avoid any legal responsibility.
This was always morally repugnant and today the Judge has also rejected these arguments.
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