Learning the lessons from the cutting edge: The Mau Mau case

Learning the lessons from the cutting edge: The Mau Mau case

The Mau Mau case made legal history in 2013 when the British Government compensated and issued an apology to 5,000 Kenyans who had been tortured whilst detained by the British colony prior to independence in 1963. This paper outlines the factual and legal issues which arose in the course of the litigation.

Author: Daniel Leader

Publication date: May 12 2014