decolonisation decolonisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the action of changing from colonial to independent status

Quotes

  1. The diamond's return to Pakistan "would be a convincing demonstration of the spirit that moved Britain voluntarily to shed its imperial encumbrances and lead the process of decolonisation," Bhutto added. "Indeed, it would be symbolic of a new...
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Source: Gulf Daily News

  2. Zuma and Bouteflika said in the statement that the Western Sahara issue was a "question of decolonisation" and should be based on "the right to self-determination" of the people in the region via referendum.
    on May 27, 2010 By: Abdelaziz Bouteflika Source: News24

  3. "Your Excellency, Cuba has always occupied a special place in the collective memory of our people for the immense sacrifices made by Cuban internationalist forces in the decolonisation process of the continent of Africa. Indeed the victory of our...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: The Times

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cynic cynic
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