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As UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan said on February 3, 1960, a wind of change was sweeping through Africa, ushering in independence from British colonialism.
Stuempfle offers a history of the design, use, and representation of Port of Spain's landscape from the height of British colonialism during the later 19th and early 20th centuries through the independence of Trinidad and Tobago in 1962.
Launched in 1928 to fight British colonialism, the organisation officially eschewed violence in 1960.
David Hallock Sanders's atmospheric debut sets a mid-1960s coming-of-age tale against a community marred by British colonialism and the Mau Mau Uprising.
Maulana Abdul Aziz lambasted all state institutions and said the judiciary was corrupt because it was the remnant of British colonialism as was democracy.
During the next 30 years after 1960, there was a widening of the historical economic inequalities begun by British colonialism and entrenched by the liberal UK governments, who formalised a union of provinces in 1910 against the vigorous protest of the disenfranchised majority, while three and a half million people were forcibly removed from their land and homes, leaving the terrible legacy of poverty and unemployment which South Africa is grappling with today.
Yet read alongside Sarah Carter's Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies, the reader might question whether Macdonald's position, while possibly quite genuine, may not also have been based on an expectation that the land-holding unmarried women to whom he proposed to give the vote might also have shared his political views, including his commitment to empire.
The works included in the exhibition and as well as the publication, indicate a range of different responses to the island and to the complex layers of Cypriot culture, based on the fact that it is a place where historically the Hellenic and the Islamic were variously entangled and, along with legacies of British colonialism, remain marked now.
"Since the end of British colonialism, many people have spoken out for the rights of Kashmiri people.
Unequivocally, the Zionist dream to overwhelm the strategic coastal line of Hudaydah will remain a dream, the Yemenis are the native indigenous inhabitants unlike the Saudis who have been empowered by the British colonialism, since the 18th century.
It was also an attempt to highlight "the shadow cast by the genocidal violence of 19th century British colonialism in Australia", they added.
"This work was conceived to memorialise the victims of 20th century totalitarian violence in all of its ideological forms, including the shadow cast by the genocidal violence of 19th century British colonialism in Australia," according to a statement on the festival website.
WHY do some people continue to blame the current state of the world on the old British colonialism? May I point out that while we were building and running an empire the same was being done to a more or lesser extent by Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Austria/ Hungary and Russia.
India's birth occurred by defeating British colonialism. Israel on the other hand credits its birth to the success of its colonial project.
Fulani colonialism is being planned wittingly or unwittingly, to replace British colonialism in Nigeria under the guise of settling Fulani herdsmen all over the country, with the connivance of the Federal Government.
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