Saturday, April 21, 2012

UK's colonial files 'lost', found & de-classified

The BBC also reported the controversy over Britain's "colonial files" in a recent item. The surviving files could, 'if studied and understood in context, could affect the existing interpretation of history in many of Britain's ex-colonies in Asia, Africa and the Middle East ( West Asia ). These files can be examined with reference to earlier materials, such as Julian Thompson''The Imperial Museum Book on Modern Warfare. Meanwhile, 'it is not immediately clear whether there are files on the detention of Rashid A. Maidin and hanging of martyr S.A. Ganapathy. Under what circumtances was martyr (William) Kuok Hock Ling shot ?