Disturbances.

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference. – in the House of Commons on 29th March 1922.

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Mr. DOYLE:

67.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he has any reason to believe that the recent rioting and disturbances in Kenya were owing to local conditions or were the work of outside agencies, or whether they have been largely fomented by Indians affected by the prevailing unrest in the Empire?

Photo of Hon. Edward Wood Hon. Edward Wood , Ripon

I regret that I can add nothing to the answer given on Monday to the question of my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Bromley (Lieut.-Colonel James).

Photo of Mr Thomas Griffiths Mr Thomas Griffiths , Pontypool

76.

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any natives of Nairobi were shot down before any hostile act against the police was made; and whether at any time a single policeman, soldier, or white man was in any way injured by those who were demanding the release of Harry Thuku?

Photo of Hon. Edward Wood Hon. Edward Wood , Ripon

I have received no information from the Governor about this incident since the announcement sent to the Press on the 17th of March, and I must wait for the despatch which the Governor is sending.