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  • n  the action of changing from colonial to independent status

  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in Gulf Daily News
    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...
  • Abdelaziz Bouteflika in News24
    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.
  • Robert Mugabe in Voice of America
    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... Thabo Mbeki The Times Feb 25, 2008 25527 34375 decolonization The cause of our condemnation, isolation is because my government took the necessary measures to create the conditions for equal opportunities for decolonization, for creating conditions in which our people would regain their lost resources and...

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