The British Empire
It's hard to look at pictures of 85 year old Kamba tribesman Paul Nzilli and not feel moved. This frail, slight man leaning on his walking stick outside the High Court in London is one of three Kenyan survivors of Britain's suppression of the Mau Mau uprising fighting for compensation from the UK government.
Should we really hold the present government accountable for the history and morality of the British Empire?
Moral Maze Episode Details
Last broadcast Sat, 21 Jul 2012, 22:15 on BBC Radio 4
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Orwell Prize winning British journalist and author. Melanie is a regular panelist on The Moral Maze.
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