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Breaking the silence on partition and British Colonial history (Published 31 July 2017)

Many British south Asian families were caught up in the violence of 1947 when Britain partitioned India. Seventy years on, some are telling their stories for the first time. Kavita Puri is the editor of Our World and presenter of Partition Voices on BBC Radio 4

Britain should stop trying to pretend that its empire was benevolent

Interesting 2016 article from Alan Lester, Professor of Historical Geography at the University of Sussex on Britain's attitude to empire and the racist underpinnings of the view that the empire was benevolent. Published in The Conversation.

PFC's response to the Consultation to deal with the Legacy of the Past

The Pat Finucane Centre have prepared an extensive response to the NIO's consultation to deal with the legacy of our past. It can be downloaded by clicking the link at the bottom of this past.

MI5 sought immunity for agents' criminal acts, tribunal told

MI5 agents have been granted legal immunity to participate in murder, torture, sexual assaults and other criminality, a tribunal has heard. The secret policy may, for decades, have enabled the security service to conceal illegal activity, Ben Jaffey QC told the investigatory powers tribunal. Even ov...

Criminal Conduct and Non-Accountability of soldiers in the North of Ireland

General submission from M&F concerning 1972 RMP/RUC 'Gentleman's Agreement', Shooting with Impunity, General Lawlessness of Soldiers, Modification of Plastic Bullets, Private Supplies of Bullets, Breaches of Yellow Card and the Reputation of the Paras.

As Glasgow University owns up to slavery wealth, others urged to follow

The institution is making reparations after admitting it had made £200m from the transatlantic trade

The Museum of British Colonialism

AN EXPLORATION OF BRITISH COLONIALISM The Museum of British Colonialism has been realised to creatively communicate a more truthful account of British colonialism. We have a documentary and a pilot exhibition in the works and will use this site to gather, share, present and comment on material and r...

Historical nonsense underpins UK’s Brexit floundering. From Hastings to Dunkirk a past that blinds Britain to reality has been peddled

Dennis Heaney 40th Anniversary - statement from family

The family of Dennis Heaney (21), shot dead on the streets of his home town Derry by under-cover soldiers of the British Army’s 14th Intelligence Company (a cover name for the SAS) on 10th June 1978. A series of events to remember Dennis on the 40th anniversary have been arranged by the Heaney famil...

Family of Stephen McConomy apply for new inquest

The family of Stephen McConomy have written to the Attorney General requesting he exercise his power under section 14 of the Coroners Act (NI) 1959 to direct a fresh inquest into his death.