No one can force us to mourn for the Queen — and that is a glorious thing

Queen Elizabeth II during the Royal Tour of New Zealand of 1953/54. Photo Source: Communicate New Zealand — National Archives — CNZ Collection.
A homeless man in London next to one of the many imperious commemorative images of the Queen. Despite being the 6th richest nation on the planet, 12 years of Tory rule in the UK have seen a vast rise in homelessness and poverty. Photo Source: Twitter.
A memorial to all those tortured and killed by British forces during the Mau Mau freedom struggle, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons.
A map depicting the countries the British colonised, and when they managed to break their respective colonial shackles. Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons.

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Aditya Iyer

Aditya Iyer

Freelance journalist and writer. Interests: history (pre- and post-colonial), culture, and immigration. Also strives to befriend small animals.