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exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one

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The stated aim of the struggle was ridding Cyprus of British colonial rule and annexing it to Greece.
'Let us exemplify Bonifacio's love for our country that freed our nation from colonial rule and granted us independence.
"It does not read well." Pages from a report filed by the colonial administrators show how through the Quit India Movement, Bapu shook the foundations of colonial rule and accelerated our journey towards freedom," the Prime Minister said.
More than 71 years have elapsed since our independence in 1947, but unfortunately we have not yet shed tyrannical legacies of colonial rule and adjusted to the reality of being a sovereign free country, whose people are sole masters of their destiny and all civil and uniformed institutions are there to serve them.
Tharoor brilliantly depicts the impacts of British colonial rule on the Indian economy, polity and society.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui who presided over the seminar said that the Pakistani nation that just celebrated its 70th anniversary needed to have freedom of thought and expression to develop its own way of life, getting rid of practices of colonial rule. Independence of mind is imperative to construct a healthy society, he added.
The text implores the US government to, once and for all, retire its colonial rule over Puerto Rico, respecting the Caribbean nation's inalienable right to self-determination and independence.
Although the marginalization of multiracial communities during colonial rule produced only minimal documentation, the author meticulously and masterfully draws together those fragments--from memories, letters, reports, and print media from archives and individuals in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom.
All politicians should ask themselves on this 69th independence day whether we gained independence from colonial rule only to divide the unitary state that even the colonial powers had left intact when they left, into unviable provincial units and to sell every valuable national asset we have, to foreigners, he said in a statement on Friday.
Synopsis: A group of Nationalists led by Pedro Albizu Campos made it clear that they would free Puerto Rico from colonial rule. A confrontation between the Nationalists and the colonial police in October 1935 left four Nationalists dead.
It was set when the then single Korea was under Japanese colonial rule from 1910 to 1945.
Most of the Muslim world had experienced colonial rule. Colonial masters deliberately devised a system of education aimed at producing people with no opinion of their own and with no analytical skills.
Congress as Japan's premier that he would"uphold"related statements made by his predecessors, but fell short of mentioning Japan's"colonial rule and aggression"and apologizing for the wartime brutalities.
Cyprus will mark the 54rth anniversary of its independence from British colonial rule with a military parade on October 1st.
" This would Lord Roberts of Llandudno be colonial rule returned.
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