Colonization

Britain and Europe's Conspicuous Silence on the Destructive Legacy of Colonialism Part 2

Noam Schimmel | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Politics
Noam Schimmel

The repression of genuine accounting with an individual or a nation's failures and violations of democratic values and human rights leads not only to a failure to acknowledge and wrestle with historical truth.

Britain and Europe's Conspicuous Silence on the Destructive Legacy of Colonialism

Noam Schimmel | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Politics
Noam Schimmel

Colonisation and its impact on the colonised is rarely a topic of sustained public conversation in Britain. It is not even a tangential topic. It is simply ignored, elided with very infrequent and brief exceptions such as the one prompted now by the case of Kenyan survivors of torture and other human rights abuses of British rule in Kenya.