HOW ORAL TRADITIONS BRING COLONIAL STATUES DOWN A PEG OR TWO -- Even as adults in Mauritius want to bring down statues to the glory of colonization, young children have for generations been bringing them down a peg or two. The dialogue attributed in this oral tradition to each of these notorious colonial rulers do the job -- in the meantime.
Pandan buku lane, zanfan Moris finn truv fason pu "desann" stati ki glorifye kolonizasyon: zot fer li par limur. Sa 3 foto ek so parol konsern trwa stati prinsipal divan Lotel Guvernman Plas Darm, Porlwi. Dan LALIT, nu konn sa par de dimunn: enn kamarad Beau Bassin ki 60-an, ek enn madam ki res RIchelieu 75 an -- tulde konn sa jok la depi zot lanfans.
Labour Day in 2018 was the 80th anniversary of the celebration in Mauritius. A photograph showing the first celebration.
On 25 February 2019, the UN International Court of Justice at The Hague found by 13-1 that Britain had acted unlawfully during the decolonization of Mauritius by keeping the Chagos Archipelago as a new colony. Here is a LALIT poster campaign in July 2013, calling for US military base on Diego Garcia to be closed; and for Government to go to the ICJ. In fact, we have been on this campaign since the 1980s and even before.
LPT Building at Royal Rd GRNW, Port Louis, where LALIT has its headquarters.