colonialism

Queen Elizabeth witnessed the crumbling of British power in the Middle East
Middle East

Queen Elizabeth witnessed the crumbling of British power in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi CNN — When Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne in 1952, Britain was the dominant power in…
Cloud of colonialism hangs over Queen Elizabeth’s legacy in Africa
World

Cloud of colonialism hangs over Queen Elizabeth’s legacy in Africa

Lagos, Nigeria CNN  —  The death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted an outpouring of reflection and reaction online. But…
Belgian king reiterates regrets for colonial past in Congo but does not apologize
World

Belgian king reiterates regrets for colonial past in Congo but does not apologize

(CNN) – Belgium’s King Philippe reaffirmed his deepest regrets on Wednesday for the exploitation, racism and acts of violence during…
Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn’t apologize
World

Pope voices sorrow over Canadian deaths, doesn’t apologize

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday expressed sorrow over the discovery in Canada of the remains of 215…
More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada
World

More than 200 bodies found at Indigenous school in Canada

KAMLOOPS, British Colombia (AP) — The remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, have been found…
France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize
Middle East

France to reckon with Algeria colonial past, won’t apologize

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants to take further steps to reckon with France’s colonial-era wrongs in Algeria…
Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress
World

Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress

NEDER-OVER-HEEMBEEK, Belgium (AP) — Monique Bitu Bingi was only four years old when she was taken from her family in…
French leader rejects racism but colonial statues to remain
World

French leader rejects racism but colonial statues to remain

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed Sunday to stand firm against racism but also praised police and…
Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death
World

Historical figures reassessed around globe after Floyd death

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the US in the wake of George Floyd’s death at…
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