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Press Article (Sedition Charge)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 28 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what were the contents of the article, which is the subject of the sedition charge against the Service Press Limited and Mr. W. O. Briggs, publisher of the "Nigerian Statesman."

The Service Press Limited published an article in the "Nigerian Statesman" of the 5th December last entitled "British Action in Kenya. Is it just another cold blooded murder. Is it legalised butchery by law of conquest." The charge against Mr. W. O. Briggs was withdrawn.