Dispossessed Kenyans demand compensation ahead of King Charles’ visit

  • Summary
  • King Charles making state visit to Kenya this week
  • Visit will acknowledge “painful aspects” of shared history
  • 2021 UN report highlights violations from colonial rule

KERICHO, Kenya, Oct 30 (Reuters) – When the then-Princess Elizabeth visited Kenya in 1952, Kibore Cheruiyot Ngasura was among a group of young men chosen to sing for her at an event near Lake Victoria.

The men planned to use the occasion to petition Elizabeth to relocate their parents from a detention camp in the barren, mosquito-infested town of Gwassi, where members of the Talai clan had been held for nearly two decades on suspicion of fomenting resistance to British colonial rule. (…)

By AAron Ross, October 30, 2023

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