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Mbaris (Land Losses)

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1952

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if his attention has been drawn to the protest, signed on behalf of the Agikuyu Mbaris in Kenya, against the proposal to compensate them for land lost owing to the building of roads and railways, by settling them on forest lands which the Mbaris claim is already their traditional property; and if he will urge upon the Kenya Government that compensation satisfactory to the Mbaris should be given.