Thursday, November 29, 2007

How Empires Deal with History

Do you know what this reminded me of? To quote:

The stated aim of Sunday's rally was to call on the British government to pay compensation to the descendants of ethnic Indians taken to Malaysia as indentured labourers in the 19th Century.

The same BBC reported the following day that another Commonwealth state voted unanimously to condemn Japan over the comfort women issue.

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