Why former Uganda dictator Idi Amin expelled thousands of Ugandan Asians – BBC News

Why former Uganda dictator Idi Amin expelled thousands of Ugandan Asians - BBC News

It is 50 years since Uganda’s former-dictator Idi Amin expelled thousands of members of the Asian community from the country, after accusing them of disloyalty.

They were given just three months to leave, or face being placed in concentration camps.

About 27,000 people left their homes for the UK, many of them were British passport holders.

Those settling in Leicester, England, have become part of the fabric of the city.

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