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To many, this tragedy sparked the beginning of the movement to end unwanted British colonial rule over India.
The April 13, 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in which British troops opened fire on thousands of unarmed protesters, remains an enduring tragedy from the British colonial rule in the Indian subcontinent.
Cyprus on Monday celebrated the 64th anniversary of the start of theEoka struggleagainst British colonial rule, with liturgies and events held island wide.
India and Pakistan are amidst their biggest stand-off in many years, with the United States and other global powers mediating to de-escalate tensions between arch-foes who have fought three wars since their independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
"Immediately after India got Independence from British colonial rule, the massacre of Jammu Muslims was carried out to change the demographic character of Jammu and Kashmir," he added.
Readers will find a wealth of information on pre-20th century history, Nigeria under British colonial rule, and important post-independence issues while providing greater attention to Nigeria's role in international relations, diaspora, and contributions to arts, film and culture in particular.
'He lived under the British colonial rule, the Japanese occupation, the Merdeka period and also the post-independence period where he saw development of our nation.
It will be an extension of an existing museum near the capital, Kampala, and also house archives from British colonial rule and post-independence Uganda, the director said.
figure By CHARLES LWANGAbr Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi says the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his party leader Raila Odinga will have no impact if historical land injustices will not be addressed.Mr Kingi said Coast residents are still fighting for land justice more than 50 years after Kenya attained independence from British colonial rule.
Sri Lanka forces held a colourful grand parade along the Galle Road, close to the Colombo Harbour to celebrate the 70th anniversary of independence from British colonial rule in 1948, Xinhua reported.
They have fought two of their three wars over the region since they gained independence from British colonial rule in 1947.
Tharoor brilliantly depicts the impacts of British colonial rule on the Indian economy, polity and society.
It said that defense of the Balfour Declaration means support of the Israeli occupation and racial discrimination as well as pride in the British colonial rule.
IN August 1947, nearly 200 years of British colonial rule in India came to an end and the country was partitioned into two independent nation states: Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan.
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