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Mau Mau

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        (naf) Kenya
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    • found: Stoneham, C. T. Mau Mau, 1953.
    • found: Kenya's war of independence, 2017:title page (Mau Mau) page 17 (Historical resistance of the people of Kenya against British colonialism and imperialism, a long War of Independence and liberation movement, this armed resistance movement came to known as Mau Mau with its political and economic demands, it was summarised as Land and Freedom) page 33 (Mau Mau liberation movement was active in Kenya around the period 1948-1960) page 115 (Mau Mau, the revolutionary force)
    • found: Encyclopedia Britannica WWW site, June 4, 2019:(Mau Mau, Kenyan Political Movement; militant African nationalist movement that originated in the 1950s among the Kikuyu people of Kenya, advocated violent resistance to British domination in Kenya, in 1950 the Mau Mau were banned by British authorities, and after a campaign of sabotage and assassination attributed to Mau Mau terrorists, the British Kenya government declared a state of emergency and began four years of military operations against Kikuyu rebels, more than 11,000 rebels had been killed in the fighting, despite government actions, Kikuyu resistance spearheaded the Kenya independence movement, and Jomo Kenyatta, who had been jailed as a Mau Mau leader in 1953, became prime minister of an independent Kenya ten years later, in 2003 the ban on the Mau Mau was lifted by the Kenyan government;
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    • 1979-10-15: new
    • 2019-06-05: revised
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