Tag Archives: British Empire

14Aug/17

70 years later, a survivor tells tales of India-Pakistan split

AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading

01Feb/16
The statue of Cecil Rhodes

Oxford keeps statue of colonialist Rhodes, dividing opinion

Opinions are divided as an Oxford University college announces that it will keep a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes on display.

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14Mar/15

Gandhi statue unveiled in London

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is unveiled in London’s Parliament Square.

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