Nairobi, Kenya

Lawrence Mathenge, representative of the Mau Mau War Veterans Assn., celebrates the announcement of a legal decision in Britain's High Court concerning Mau Mau veterans, while holding a ceremonial whisk, at the offices of the Kenya Human Rights Commission. Britain's High Court ruled Friday that three Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau rebellion against British colonial rule can proceed with compensation claims against the British government.
Ben Curtis / Associated Press
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